Protect IP When an Employee Leaves

"In 'How To Protect IP When Terminating Employees,' Caroline Horton Rockafellow reccommends

-taking inventory of all documentation and electronic information that may contain corporate intellectual property, prior to the termination.

-terminating the former employee's electronic access immediately prior to termination or, in the alternative, monitoring access in accordance with company computer policies.

-ensuring that the company continues to have access to all electronic records, corporate documents, and notebooks of the former employee

-using exit interviews to educate the former employee as to the proper treatment of these assets."

For a link to the article, please see this post from I/P Updates.