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Question of who owns source code proceeds to trial in trade secrets case

Plaintiff sued its competitor in the mobile payment space for, among other things, trade secret misappropriation. Plaintiff claimed that defendant created its products using source code copied from plaintiff by two of plaintiff’s former employees who now work for defendant. Defendant moved for summary judgment, arguing that plaintiff did not own the source code (and the trade secrets in it), because an independent contractor created the source code. The court denied the motion for summar...
Tags: Law, Citcon USA LLC, RiverPay Inc


Four Day Work Week – At A Law Firm

A four day work week with a catch – evening hours are extended. But apparently, productivity is up in this and similar experiments. Will the in-house world give a shorter work week a try? If lawyers are procrastinating an hour a day, how does this factor in to the shortened work-week? More procrastination each day? “A legal outfit has become one of the first UK businesses to embrace a four-day working week in a bid to reduce the stress levels of its staff. Bosses at Portcullis Legals, a Plymo...
Tags: UK, Law, Careers, Plymouth, Law Firms, Being a Lawyer, Solicitors Regulation Authority SRA, Portcullis Legals



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