Does the Developer Own that Software I Paid For?

By |2020-05-07T08:17:53+01:00May 7th, 2020|Commercial Law, ICT Law|

Disputes over ownership of software often cross my desk. The story is almost invariably the same: someone has paid a software developer to write code, and there is no written agreement dealing with who owns that code. Then the developer decides that he owns the code and won’t hand over the source code.