June 6, 2017

Who owns copyright in your app?

Many organisations commission external developers to build apps. When you do, it’s important to get the ownership issues right. This quick checklist outlines a few key IP points for negotiation. 1. Who owns the app idea?  Your developer may have created other apps similar to yours and may wish to do so […]
April 7, 2016

The Fanatix sports clip sharing case – would it apply in Australia?

A UK court has found that an app whose makers planned to  “disrupt the $40 billion global sports media rights market” infringed copyright in sports broadcasts. The England & Wales Cricket Board and its host broadcaster Sky, were not impressed by the app’s sports video sharing function, and sued. The […]