omg joel…

> All of them need to purchase your copyright and patents without having to prove that they were generated “on the clock,” so they will all try to do this, unless the company is being negligent and has not arranged for appropriate contracts to be in place, in which case, the company is probably being badly mismanaged and there’s another reason not to work there.

If your company doesn't try their best to exploit you they probably SUCK.

@clacke This is how we get a former employer of the initial developer trying to claim the rights to .

When I worked for a Radio Shack company, the district manager said "If you invent something, quit your job and wait six months, then suddenly have an idea, invent the item, and seek your own patent".

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