• Registration of IP
  • Commercialisation of IP
  • Defence and protection of IP rights

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Richard is a commercial lawyer with more than 25 years’ experience in both private practice and in-house roles. He is a contract and commercial law specialist.

Richard advises clients on a range of...

Andrew is a corporate lawyer and company director with more than 20 years’ experience.  He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, divestment and capital raising transactions for small and medium...

Annick has over 30 years’ experience in all areas of intellectual property law in Australia and overseas with particular emphasis on registration and enforcement of intellectual property rights,...

Susan is a specialist commercial litigation lawyer.  Since 2004 she has worked exclusively in the area of commercial litigation acting on behalf of clients across a range of industries and market...

Derek Charge Managing Principal

Derek combines more than 15 years’ experience in legal practice (former Partner of a National Law Firm and Corporate Counsel with an ASX listed Company) with 10 years’ as a senior executive in...

Who owns the copyright in work created by an employee?

Who owns the copyright in work created by an employee?

Richard Suters 21/12/2020

An employee may create original work when performing their duties. It is important for employers to understand who owns the copyright in such work. This issue becomes particularly important when the work is of significant value. This article will explore the current position under Australian law regarding the ownership of copyright in work created by employees.