Deciding who owns copyright is often an essential aspect of determining intellectual property rights. The Copyright Act states that where a person (“the customer”) pays someone else (“the supplier”) to create something e.g. photographs, computer programmes, artwork, marketing materials etc and “the work is made in pursuance of that commission” […] Read More›

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) have recently confirmed than an employer is entitled to be concerned about comments made by an employee in respect to fellow employees of an inappropriate nature on Facebook even though the comments posted on Facebook were outside working hours. The ERA took the view that […] Read More›