Continuing our spotlight posts featuring contributions from our global Employment & Benefits group, here are some recent articles from our teams in France and Germany:

  • Protecting IP with employment agreements in France – Employment & Benefits partner Julien Haure and associate Marine Hamon provide guidance on how employers in France can establish ownership of the intellectual property rights in works created by employees during the course of employment.
  • Increasing demand for flexibility leads to considerable need – Employment & Benefits partner Hagen Köckeritz considers the increasing need in Germany for “external personnel” (e.g. temporary workers or freelancers) and how to manage the associated risks.
  • Hidden no longer – Employment & Benefits senior associate Pauline Moritz examines the often-overlooked area of calculation of leave pay for commission-based employees in Germany.

For further information on the topics covered in these articles, please contact Julien Haure and Marine Hamon (France) or Hagen Köckeritz and Pauline Moritz (Germany).