Intellectual property

Protect your IP around the world

Outstaffer IP Guard provides robust protectionfor your intellectual property and invention rights.

Safeguard what matters

Your Intellectual Property Rights stand as some of your most valuable assets. Navigating through the complexities of ensuring Intellectual Property Rights ownership, especially with team members operating remotely across various countries, poses a unique set of challenges. Outstaffer IP Protect employs a seamless two-stage approach to guarantee optimal protection and ownership for our customers. This process is completely transparent, enabling you to trace the IP transfer trajectory from the employee(s) to you.

Employee to Outstaffer
Outstaffer to you
We indemnify you

Step 1: Employee transfers IP to Outstaffer

The Intellectual Property Rights are assigned or transferred from the employee(s) to the local Outstaffer entity in accordance with: (a) local law – given that IP created during employment usually auto-transfers to the legal employer; and (b) Outstaffer’s meticulously crafted IP documentation, signed by both the employee and the local Outstaffer entity. This documentation, always generated and periodically vetted by qualified lawyers within the employee’s country, and will always be accessible by you in our platform.

Step 2: Outstaffer transfers IP to you

The Intellectual Property Rights transition directly from the Outstaffer local entity, which provides Employer of Record (EOR) services to you, our customer, in accordance with our Terms of Service. No intra-group transfers are conducted. It's important to note that we have both established and exert control over our employing legal entities in every country we operate in, thereby we eliminate the risk of dependence on third parties when it comes to transferring IP.

Step 3: Outstaffer indemnifies you

As the Employer of Record (EOR), we take full responsibility for the transfer, and under our Terms of Service, we provide an indemnity that covers you if things were ever to go wrong.

Protect your business against the dangers of IP loss

With, you can stay in control without worrying about compliance and security. You retain full ownership of your data, IP and the employee relationship. From start to finish, we handle the hassle, and you retain what’s rightfully yours.

Stronger protection through local entities

Unlike some Employer of Record providers who transfer your IP to their partners, thereby escalating your exposure to risk, Outstaffer takes a different approach. By owning legal entities in every country where we operate, we mitigate opportunities for IP risk and guarantee that you retain ownership of your assets. Outstaffer collaborates with local experts in all operational countries, diligently monitoring alterations in IP law and contemporaneously updating agreements and protections to ensure you're always protected.


Two-step IP transfer

When we employee team members on your behalf as your Employer of Record through our local entities, we implement a safe and transparent two-step process to transfer your Intellectual Property Rights to you. You have the ability to track the sequence of IP transfer from the employee, to the our local entity and then to you, so you can remain confident your IP is protected.

Leveraging our domestic and global expertise, we provide unparalleled IP protection in every country we operate in so you are assured of acquiring full IP ownership in compliance with the laws of the each country where your employees are employed.


Coverage for every industry

No matter if your business is in tech, accounting, finance, construction, or any other sector, rest assured that we've got your back. Outstaffer's local and international legal experts are well-equipped to protect your company’s Intellectual Property under any circumstance

WHY Outstaffer

Why Oustaffer IP Protect?

Putting your IP at risk can lead to disaster. With Outstaffer IP Protect, we never take that chance.

  • Audit Preparedness. Prior to a liquidity event, such as an Initial Public Offering (IPO) or acquisition, the ownership of your IP must withstand scrutiny.

  • Reputation Harm. Put your company in the news for the right reasons, not for a messy legal fight or IP loss.

  • Legal Disputes. Avoid the ordeal of facing off in court against your employees aboard

  • Partner Trust. The confidence of your customers and partners hinges on your capability to safeguard your IP

security & data protection

Security you can trust

Our platform was built with security in mind. With privacy and security design principles as a key guideline of our software development, GDPR, SOC2, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, PCI-DSS compliant internal practices, and industry-leading policies, processes and controls that ensures compliance with the world’s toughest privacy laws so you can feel fully protected when hiring through Outstaffer.


Common Questions

What's an Employer of Record (EOR) ?

An Employer of Record (EOR), like Outstaffer, allows you to quickly hire an employee anywhere in the world without setting up a legal entity.

Essentially, Outstaffer has a local foothold in a country you want to hire in, so we can seamlessly hire an employee on your behalf. Say you're a US business, and you want to make a hire talent in Australia or the Philippines? Well, with an EOR, you can.

Once you onboard with Outstaffer, we'll take care of everything from recruiting, hiring, onboarding, and HR admin, so you are fully compliant to hire in all our covered countires. While the employee will legally be employed by Outstaffer and on our payroll as the EOR, they’re dedicated and report to you, just like any employee.

How do you handle benefits?

Each country has its own set of laws that set out the benefits they have to provide for employees. These range from health and unemployment to insurance and social security.

Outstaffer exists to ensure every employee receives all necessary localized benefits, along with any optional benefits you would like to provide.

How do you handle termination and severerence?

Handling severance and termination according to a country's local labor laws is crucial. These laws often vary a lot depending on an employee's location. Typically though, you always need to pay attention to the proper termination notice, severance payouts, and managing any accrued benefits like untaken vacation days. Outstaffer manages the entire process to ensure everything goes smoothly.

How do you deal with IP?

We have the strongest intellectual property protection clauses built into our contracts. This means that any and all IP passes through to you the customer.


Common Questions

How does Outstaffer IP Protect work?

Outstaffer IP Protect assures the transfer of Intellectual Property Rights between employees and customers through a secured, two-step transfer process.

Am I guaranteed to receive my IPRs?

Yes. Customer are assured the transfer of Intellectual Property Rights derived from the employee, in accordance with our Terms of Service. This stands as a fundamental commitment from Outstaffer.

Can you provide a written assurance that Outstaffer IP Guard works?

Yes. We can provide a letter from an external law firm which can be provided to customers upon request.

Have you ever had cases when Outstaffer IP Guard failed?

No. There has never been a report of Outstaffer IP Protect failing.

Does your IP Protect have any adverse affect on me as a customer of Outstaffer?

No, because customers are covered by Outstaffer IP Protect and are guaranteed to receive their Intellectual Property Rights, there are no adverse effects. This is one of the benefits of partnering with Outstaffer as a professional EOR company.

Does Outstaffer indenify me if things go wrong with the transfer of my IP to my company?

Yes. As the Employer of Record (EOR), we take full responsibility for the transfer and under our Terms of Service and provide an indemnity that covers you if things were ever to go wrong.

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