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Downloading information from your old employer? Beware, it could be a costly exercise!

  • Holman Webb
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  • Australia
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  • October 27 2014

On 23 October 2014 the Federal Court of Australia handed down a decision that dealt with the downloading of software by an employee immediately

It's developed in work hours with the employer's resources - can the employee still own copyright?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • August 16 2012

Employers should ensure employment agreements are clear in providing that inventions or creations using information belonging to an employer belong to the employer

Yours or mine? Determining copyright ownership in works created by employees

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 28 2011

Employers generally believe that they own the copyright in all materials produced by their employees

Federal Court clarifies rules for employer ownership of copyright - Edsonic Pty Ltd v Cassidy 2010 FCA 1008

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • September 22 2010

The Federal Court has clarified the circumstances in which employers may claim ownership of copyright works created by their employees, and in particular how Courts will determine whether works are made in pursuance of an employment contract