Intellectual Property

 

Intellectual Property

Who owns the copyright when your employees create the software?

Q: If the software is created by an employee, outside of normal working hours, are they entitled to the copyright in that software? A: This might be true in some cases but in the majority of cases, unless this has been explicitly agreed, it will belong...

The RAPID Challenge - discovering the next great British innovation

Clayden Law is delighted to be supporting The RAPID Challenge. Created by Prodrive Ventures, the investment-arm of the world-leading motorsport and advanced technology group, Prodrive The RAPID Challenge is a new competition aimed specifically at...

Who owns AI-created art?

Computer-generated works are defined as ones "generated by a computer in circumstances such that there is no human author of the work". Let’s park, for a moment, whether it’s realistic to think that true art can be created without the...

Are intellectual property laws ready for AI in the UK?

The concept of Artificial Intelligence (or AI) has been around for a while. In fact, many of us use or take advantage of it without even knowing. For example, when you look up a route on your sat nav and it automatically considers the ‘real...

PWC Global State of Information Security Survey Report - what you need to know

“Massive cybersecurity breaches have become almost commonplace, regularly grabbing headlines that alarm consumers and leaders. But for all of the attention such incidents have attracted in recent years, many organizations worldwide still struggle to...

Launching our new Cybersecurity content

Cybersecurity may now be the most common buzzword we hear.  If it’s not popping up at work, we’re reading about the consequences of a cybersecurity breach, or a new vulnerability, in the press.  Business leaders are expected to know...

LAUNCHING E-LEARNING: Helping to prepare workforces for the biggest change to data protection legislation in 20 years

We're delighted to announce the launch of a comprehensive solution of training, audit and support packages for organisations preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) .  This offering spans all levels of commercial need, from...

Investigatory Powers Bill in 'Ping Pong'

The Investigatory Powers Bill (also known as the “Snooper’s Charter”) on 2nd November again made its way back to the House of Commons, following a rejection of an amendment inserted by Parliament following a majority vote in the House of...

IT Intellectual Property pitfalls: contractors and open source software

A large proportion of the work we do with our clients to help them get ‘investor’ ready is securing their intellectual property rights. With IT companies the intellectual property position is the stuff that we have to investigate with a fine...