shop right

Definition of "shop right"
  1. The entitlement of an employer to utilize an invention created by an employee during their employment, without the obligation to pay royalties
How to use "shop right" in a sentence
  1. The tech company relied on its shop right to use a new software tool developed by one of its employees.
  2. The firm was not required to pay royalties for the innovative method developed by a worker because of the shop right.
  3. Due to the principle of shop right, the corporation was able to implement the new system created by a staff member without any royalty obligations.

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