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1 . In this case, the parties eventually settled, and Dr. Lee went on to run the Google China initiative. If you were running Microsoft, what would you have done differently in this situation? I don’t think there is anything much more that Microsoft could have done in this case the way the courts were treating it. He had signed a contract and should have honored it. Just because Dr. Lee found better work at Google doesn’t mean that he can just break an agreement I would think. I would have made at least made sure that any projects he worked on while with Microsoft stayed their property. 2. Considering that this is a common scenario, how do you recommend companies to respond in the future? Companies should ensure that they are protected at all times with copyright or patents. I would also have all employee’s that could possibly have a part in any project sign a non-disclosure agreement stating that the company not the individual owns every

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