Software Development Agreement – Who Really Owns The Intellectual Property?

By | Copyrights, Intellectual Property, Licensing, Licensing Agreements, Open Source, Software, Software Agreements, Software Lawyer | No Comments

Whether you’re a developer or a client, one of the most important things to cover in your software development agreement is who owns what intellectual property (IP) rights. Surprisingly, most developers and their clients either don’t know or having conflicting views on the subject. Imagine you’re a client that’s just…

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On-Call Scheduling Of Hourly Employees: Should Employers Use It?

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Some businesses require hourly employee on-call scheduling (also known as on-call shifts) to ensure there’s just enough workers to meet labor requirements for shifts. This means employees have to put their lives on hold, calling in a couple hours before coming to work to see whether not they’re actually needed…

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Google Privacy Policy, the FTC, and Your Rights

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According to the WaPo’s Craig Timberg (“Google facing FTC scrutiny over privacy — yet again”), Google has been accused in a consumer advocate complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) of engaging in deceptive trade practices by changing its privacy policy earlier this year to permit merging user profile…

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