Copyright Case: Sprint Electric Ltd v Buyer’s Dream Ltd, United Kingdom

Kluwer Copyright Blog
May 13, 2019

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A software development company was held to own the copyright in source code authored by its sole programmer on the basis that the relationship between the parties was one of employer and employee.

Case date: 30 July 2018
Case number: [2018] EWHC 1924 (Ch)
Court: High Court of Justice of England and Wales, Chancery Division

A full summary of this case has been published on Kluwer IP Law.