Creation Of The Website By An Employee Under French Law

Whenever a company assigns the creation of its Website to one of its employees, this company needs to make sure that it is entitled to use this site. Indeed, an employee might be the copyright holder of the Website of the company, could thus sue this company for copyright infringement, and even restrain the company from using the Website.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

When does an employee become the author of a Website?
If an employee is the author, can the company nevertheless use the Website?
In what cases does the employer automatically own the economic rights of the Website created by an employee?
What is the moral right of an author and what are the consequences?

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