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Use of service company: whether employer/employee relationship and implications for copyright - Sprint Electric Ltd v Buyer's Dream Ltd and another [ChD] 30.07.18 (Unreported)

Copyright - Ownership of copyright in soured code - Use of service company in employment context - Implications for copyright. HELD that despite the contract for services arrangement, the true relationship between the parties was of employer and employee, and ownership of the disputed source code and related intellectual property was construed accordingly.
Category: Intellectual Property » Copyright. Keyword(s): Employees; Employment status; Service companies. Area(s) of law: Employment; Technology and Information.
Source: [2018] EWHC 1924 (Ch).

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