Employment Law

Employment Law Questions? Ask an Employment Lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Employment Law

An employee submits an idea to s or her employer. The

Customer Question
An employee submits an idea...
An employee submits an idea to his or her employer. The employer chooses to not develop the idea or establish proof of concept. Does the employer's IP rights expire at some point and can the employee later leave the company to develop their idea? The idea utilizes off the shelf components and math to streamline a process.
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Employment Law
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Employment Law Question
Answered in 49 minutes by:
7/24/2016
Employment Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 1 year ago
Infolawyer
Infolawyer, Lawyer
Category: Employment Law
Satisfied Customers: 58,110
Experience: Licensed attorney helping employers and employees.
Verified

The employer has rights to the idea and development if done while employee employed. However, if employer waives right to proceed on idea, it can revert back to the employee. It is best if employee gets a release in writing, but if not, the passage of time helps. A written release is the surest protection for employee.

Ask Your Own Employment Law Question
Employment Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 1 year ago

Kindly take a moment to click on an excellent rating.

Ask Your Own Employment Law Question
Employment Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 1 year ago

thanks in advance.

Ask Your Own Employment Law Question
Ask Infolawyer Your Own Question
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Infolawyer, Lawyer
Category: Employment Law
Satisfied Customers: 58,110
58,110 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Licensed attorney helping employers and employees.

Infolawyer is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I must thank you all for such a positive and knowledgeable Expert in your Employment Law category. She has provided much relief and answers for me in the midst of dealing with a case. I am totally pleased with her customer service and care.

MildredWashington, DC

Excellent direction from Socrateaser to help me preserve and pursue my rights as a proud American who has become unemployed in this messed-up economic downfall. Thank you

Happy CustomerDenver, CO

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Tina

Tina

Lawyer

8,184 satisfied customers

JD, BBA, recognized by ABA for excellence.

Allen M., Esq.

Allen M., Esq.

Employment Lawyer

12,480 satisfied customers

Employment/Labor Law Litigation

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

12,264 satisfied customers

Licensed Attorney with 29 yrs. exp in Employment Law

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Lawyer

58,110 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping employers and employees.

JB Umphrey

JB Umphrey

Lawyer

6,273 satisfied customers

Assisting employees and employers for over 14 years.

John

John

Employment Lawyer

3,773 satisfied customers

Exclusively practice labor and employment law.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

3,007 satisfied customers

I provide employment and discrimination law advice in my own practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Employment Law Questions
Had an employee make false allegations against me. I am a
Had an employee make false allegations against me. I am a superivo … read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Doctoral Degree
17,088 satisfied customers
I am seeking for an employment lawyer. My offer letter says
My offer letter says it is “at will” but it is a permanent role. … read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Doctoral Degree
17,088 satisfied customers
I hired a manager almost 3 months ago. About 2 weeks ago she
I hired a manager almost 3 months ago.About 2 weeks ago she called out sick and told me that she is overburdened by the manager position and has stress related anxiety and pain.While she was on medica… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
Can a employer require a prescription receipt if an employee
Can a employer require a prescription receipt if an employee goes to the doctor. My employer will not excuse the absence if they do not receive a receipt of a prescription. Is this legal? … read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
5 satisfied customers
My husband had an auto accident on 6/30/17 driving a van
My husband had an auto accident on 6/30/17 driving a van while working for his employer. Just today he got a letter stating he is beiNg terminATEd because he has not been relase to return to work yet.… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
5,959 satisfied customers
My former employer has made no effort to allow me to
my former employer has made no effort to allow me to rollover my retirement money, what legal recourse do I have to get the money from them? … read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
58,110 satisfied customers
I am being accused of violence of the workplace that happen
i am being accused of violence of the workplace that happen in 2012 and a letter came anonymously in 2017. Am my job are giving me 3 days off is there a statue of limitations … read more
LegalPro54
LegalPro54
Doctoral Degree
1,258 satisfied customers
I was discrimamated i believe i was in maintnancebecause i
i was discrimamated i believe i was in maintnancebecause i was a woman and knew my joband people within the production area knew it we had a temparary maintnance headthat told me i colldn't do anythin… read more
LawGuy
LawGuy
Juris Doctor
123 satisfied customers
I am in MA. recently lost background check certificate which
I am in MA. recently lost background check certificate which allowed me to work in transportation industry. need help getting off probation … read more
Zoey, JD
Zoey, JD
Doctoral Degree
175 satisfied customers
I have a relocation agreement with my current employer and
I have a relocation agreement with my current employer and if I terminate my employment I'm subject to repayment percentage based on my months of service up to 24 months. If I terminate my employment … read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
Fmla eligibility. I am unable to return to work after
yes. I am unable to return to work after providing a doctors note that released me. My HR is telling me that it is an unexcused absence because the note did not have the dates that I was out of work written on the note. … read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Doctoral Degree
17,088 satisfied customers
I filed a discrimination compliant against my employer. The
I filed a discrimination compliant against my employer. The case is before Miami EEOC judge; since July. No hearing has been set up. How long does it take to get a hearing in Miami? … read more
Alex Esquire
Alex Esquire
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
153 satisfied customers
Can my supervisor reduce my pay i only work 24 hrs.a week
can my supervisor reduce my pay i only work 24 hrs.a week and bring home $355.00 every other week i cannot make ends meet. … read more
LegalPro54
LegalPro54
Doctoral Degree
1,258 satisfied customers
I have been abused by the school district I work in for the
I have been abused by the school district I work in for the last 30 years. Because of our weak union I have had to endure sexual harassment, discrimination due to sexual orientation and blatant bullyi… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
34,926 satisfied customers
I(Black female) was employed by a corporation that I left
I(Black female) was employed by a corporation that I left because of unfair treatment. I was recommended for a supervisor position by my manager (previous Supervisor retired). Corporate decided not to… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Doctoral Degree
17,088 satisfied customers
I work full time. I am 68 years and have had Medicare and
I work full time. I am 68 years young and have had Medicare and Tricare since I turned 65. My company pays me Health and welfare. I was covered by Medicare and Tricare for life. I would like to know i… read more
PaulmoJD
PaulmoJD
Attorney At Law
Doctoral Degree
106 satisfied customers
Is it legal legal an employer to put un employee under a
Is it legal legal an employer to put un employee under a cervelance camera with out the consent of the employee … read more
LawGuy
LawGuy
Juris Doctor
123 satisfied customers
My husband is from Ireland and is a lawful permanent
My husband is from Ireland and is a lawful permanent conditional resident. He was working for a company until Nov 6th and was suddenly fired without warning.. citing a "misconduct" charge.. setting so… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,264 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x