By Michael F. Flint (Auth.)
The hot and entirely revised variation of this key e-book is designed to assist either practitioners and non-legal pros comprehend copyright and layout legislation within the united kingdom, and the way it impacts you. cut up into easy-to-use sections, with half one containing a close breakdown of all appropriate united kingdom laws, and half using this laws to the most industries within which copyright fabric is often exploited. up to date to mirror the emergence of brand-new technique of electronic exploitation, together with peer-to-peer distribution, A User's advisor to Copyright basically illustrates the scope and relevance of copyright legislation within the new details expertise period
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Know-how as to the way in which other employees do their work, which is secret to the employer concerned, would be treated as confidential information. An employer cannot use the doctrine of breach of confidence to prevent an employee earning his living by the exercise of his own trade. He can prevent an employee using lists of customers or clients which he takes with him when he leaves the employment. 04 Confidential relationship The court has never laid down a simple concise definition of what constitutes a confidential relationship.
05 Where A gives Β the idea for a work which Β subsequently writes down, Β is the owner of the copyright. If A later suggests some changes to the work, which Β effects in writing, Β is the owner of these changes also. If A were to write down the changes, he would be the owner of the changes only. 04 Works created in the course of employment The most frequently encountered exception to the rule that the person who creates the work is the first owner of it, is the case of persons who create works in the course of their employment.
E. money or money's worth. This provision may be varied by agreement. For example, artists who paint portraits under commission may require the person commissioning the portrait to enter into an agreement providing that certain aspects of the copyright shall remain vested in the painter. It should be noted that this exception applies only to photographs, portraits and engravings. This produces some strange anomalies. 09 If a painter is commissioned to paint a picture of a house by the person who owns it, the copyright in the painting will remain in the artist, unless there is an express agreement to the contrary.