- Breach of copyright and confidentiality considered in software development dispute
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- What was this case about and how did the court reach its conclusions?
IP & IT analysis: In the case of Jumar Solutions Ltd v McKee the judge considered that the law of copyright did not prevent a developer from creating similar works in circumstances where they flow naturally from the pre-existing materials and are the most appropriate code for the particular purpose. Ashley Roughton, barrister at Nabarro specialising in intellectual property, talks us through the details.
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