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NSW Intellectual Property Law - Is Resume My Intellectual Property?

Discussion in 'Intellectual Property Law Forum' started by TheHighPriestSinkPlunger, 30 July 2016.

  1. TheHighPriestSinkPlunger

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    Hey guys,

    Under intellectual property law, I wonder...is my resume (or my c.v.) legally considered my intellectual property?


    Thanks and regards,
     
  2. Tim W

    Tim W Lawyer

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    Without knowing the context of your question,
    I'd be inclined to the "starting" view that
    if you wrote it yourself, then it could be a literary work
    in which you have copyright, yes.

    What's the back story to your question?
     
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  3. Sophea

    Sophea Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I would agree, if anything copyright. If you took any photographs that you put in it you would own copyright in those as well.
     
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    Kim Walters Well-Known Member

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    As copyright is founded on a person's creative skill and labour, provided the work is 'original' and 'substantial" (not quantity but rather quality), then you obtain copyright protection in the work because of the effort, skill and research that you exercised when creating it.
     
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