Event Details


Canada | November 29, 2022

Norton Rose Fulbright invites you to watch our three-part webinar series regarding best practices for non-competes, non-solicits, and intellectual property provisions in Canadian employment contracts. We will be discussing the recent prohibition of non-competes under the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000, and our recommendations for ensuring your employment contracts adequately protect your business and its intellectual property. 

Session 1

Non-compete and non-solicit clauses in employment contracts

  • The hierarchy of restrictive covenants
  • The uphill battle of enforcing non-competes and non-solicits
  • Designing non-competes and non-solicits for enforcement
  • Drafting non-competes for enforcement
  • Drafting non-solicits for enforcement

Session 2

Restrictive covenants from an IP perspective

  • Foundational principles to keep in mind
  • Enforcing obligations of confidentiality
  • Drafting confidentiality clauses

Session 3

IP ownership clauses in employment contracts

  • IP and IP ownership
  • IP ownership provisions for an employment relationship
  • Other key IP provisions

Our speakers

This is a three-part webinar and its delivery is available in English only.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits


Law Society of Ontario | This program contains 85 minutes of Substantive content.

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Law Society of British Columbia | This program contains 85 minutes of Substantive content.

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Quebec | This program contains 85 minutes of content. Please note, in Quebec you must attend at least 45 minutes of training to be eligible for a CPD credit and you will be able to download your certificate of attendance in each session that may be submitted to your professional order.


This program has been approved for 85 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) minutes under Category A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA).


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