A briefing note relating to the recent judgment in UsedSoft GmbH v Oracle International Corp and, in particular, the effect of the case on the exhaustion of rights in software.
Copyright protects your original material. Copyright, with its allied rights such as database rights for businesses and moral rights for authors, remains a central and valuable form of protection.
Copyright, with its allied rights such as database right for businesses and moral rights for authors, remains a central and valuable form of protection, without any need for registration. Not only for the creative industries, but also in relation to the output of every person in every field of work.
We advise on copyright and related rights issues from textile designs, photographs and literary works to software, websites, corporate documents and databases.
Talk to us about:
- The creation, subsistence and ownership of copyright and related rights
- The licensing and exploitation of copyright and related rights
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