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Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Protecting your Intellectual Property Rights When Working with Freelancers

When: Thursday, March 21, 2024, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: CCLS, Room 3.1, Queen Mary, University of London, 69 Lincoln's Inn Fields London WC2A

A qLegal Workshop.

Are you a startup that frequently works with freelancers? Ever wondered how to protect your intellectual property while working with them? An informative and interactive workshop and networking event on 21 March, 6pm to 8pm at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies.

Topics covered:

  • Overview of different intellectual property rights
  • Safeguarding your IP rights – registration and enforcement
  • Legal aspects of hiring freelancers for your business
  • Retaining control over your IP rights
  • How to draft your agreements with the freelancers
  • Essential contractual clauses
  • Protection of sensitive business information from the freelancers, including the use of non disclosure agreements.

qLegal is the award-winning, pro bono commercial law clinic at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies. We support start-ups and entrepreneurs by providing free legal advice, legal education workshops, externships and legal design consultancy work. Our postgraduate law students deliver our work with training and close supervision by qLegal staff and practising solicitors from City law firms. For more information, please visit our website:

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