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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

When does an employer own copyright in a photograph made by an employee?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 2 2014

An employee takes a photograph of a customer on the employer's premises. The employee has a signed employment agreement which states that all

As part of wrongful dismissal suit, Court finds copyright infringement in photograph taken by employee, posted by employer

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 25 2014

This case concerned an instructor (Mejia) who was terminated by his employer (LaSalle) for “professional unacceptable behaviour”. LaSalle claimed

Joint ownership in copyright ordered on basis of a memorandum assigning rights

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 10 2014

The applicant moved under subsection 57(4) of the Copyright Act to correct the name of the holder of three copyright certificates, by naming the

Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

Moral rights but not copyright

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 27 2014

In an epic saga dating back over 40 years and 6 years of litigation, the Quebec Court of Appeal has released a decision which states clearly that an

Munich District Court: Disclosure of employee invention by e-mail not sufficient in view of written form requirement (decision of May 16, 2013 Case 7 O 603112 Spülbare MehrschichtfolieFlushable multilayer film)

  • BARDEHLE PAGENBERG
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  • Germany
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  • March 24 2014

First, the period of claiming an employee invention according to Section 6 (2) German Employee Invention Act in its version applicable until

Copyright ownership in the course of employment: creator of a Quebec children's cult classic loses royalties suit

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 26 2014

In the midst of the culturally effervescent sixties, the Quebec Ministry of Education was trying to develop new means to reach underprivileged

Voluntary work held to be work for hire in World of Warcraft suit

  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 22 2013

In Lewis v. Activision Blizzard, Inc., No. 4:12-cv-01096-CW (N.D. Cal. Oct. 17, 2013), an employee of Blizzard brought suit against the company for

What you should know about electronic subscriptions and copyright law: a best practices guide

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 19 2013

Increasingly, printed matter is being made available via the Internet in electronic form, and both publishers and readers alike are starting to