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SCC Decision: July 26, 2007

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Euro-Excellence Inc. v. Kraft Canada Inc., 2007 SCC 37
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(Intellectual property / Copyright / Secondary infringement)

When will employees own the copyright in the literary works they produce?

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Michael Dew is a Vancouver lawyer who practices in all areas of civil litigation (including ICBC cases). Click here for contact information and further details about Michael’s practice.
 
Synopsis
This article reviews the basic principles of copyright law including what is required to create a copyrighted work, and how copyright in protected works is infringed. The article also considers ownership of copyright and, in particular, in what circumstances employers will own the copyright in works created by employees.
 
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