Euronext Worker Loses Campaign For IP Rights

Law360, New York (March 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a boost for employers, the British Court of Appeal has sided against a former Euronext-Liffe employee who had been attempting to acquire the patent rights to electronic trading inventions he created during his tenure at the futures and derivatives exchange.

On Friday, the Court of Appeal knocked down the arguments put forth by Pavel Pinkava in a case that has helped to highlight a growing source of tension between employees and employers over who really owns the intellectual property rights to inventions fashioned on the...
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