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Subject: Re: Who owns your mind?
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Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2002 06:02:47 GMT
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Organization: Cox Communications
"Steve J. Noll" wrote in message
> A few years ago at my day job they came up with one of those for us to
> They owned our "ideas." It was binding on our heirs. Etc...
> We all refused to sign it. It was never brought up again.
> The CEO claimed he never reviewed it. (Yeah, sure.)
> I agree that they're not worth the paper they're written on anyway,
> especially if whatever you invent has nothing to do with what your
> company does.
California law is different than states like Arizona and Texas, Steve.
Employment agreements like the one Christopher signed are no longer legal in
California (they were until around 1990). In California, companies can no
longer require employees to turn over things they created on their own time
with their own resources.
-- Mike --
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