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Hiring employees and contractors in the United States

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Example 1: Canadian Company A required a project to be developed. They identified a US individual that could help them reach their objective.  They analyzed their business need and decided that hiring a contractor would better suit their purposes as they did not want to set up operations for employees in the US.  By bringing in an expert in local requirements and by negotiating on the different types of IP management, they were able to execute on the project and secure their IP rights with peace of mind.

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