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13:32 Jul 20, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
German term or phrase: Ausuebung aller vermoegensrechtl. Befuegnisse an
An employment agreement I am translating contains a paragraph on Inventions and Improvements with the following clause: Die Firma ist zur Ausübung aller vermögensrechtlichen Befügnisse an den Computerprogrammen berechtigt, die Hr. XXX in Wahrnehmung seiner Aufgaben entwickelt und herstellt. The part “Ausübung aller vermögensrechtlichen Befügnisse an” is confusing. Can anyone help me out?
Anthony Frey
United States
Local time: 09:04
English translation:See below
Explanation:
Basically, it's a "nice" way of saying we own everything you create while working for us.

"The company is entitled to all ownership rights to the computer programs that Mr. XXX develops and creates in the course of performing his job."

There is surely a more eloquent way to put this, but "ownership rights" appears often enough on the web with the search criteria +software +"ownership rights." Northern Light returned over 8,000 hits, with one such match given below.
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Cami Townsend
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Thanks a lot! That is exactly what I thought but I need some reassurance!
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Explanation:
Basically, it's a "nice" way of saying we own everything you create while working for us.

"The company is entitled to all ownership rights to the computer programs that Mr. XXX develops and creates in the course of performing his job."

There is surely a more eloquent way to put this, but "ownership rights" appears often enough on the web with the search criteria +software +"ownership rights." Northern Light returned over 8,000 hits, with one such match given below.


    Reference: http://www.freibrunlaw.com/articles/articl6.htm
Cami Townsend
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Thanks a lot! That is exactly what I thought but I need some reassurance!
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Explanation:
". . . to exercise all ownership rights to the . . ."

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