[Ilugc] Re: Employee Agreement of a FOSS company

Kenneth Gonsalves lawgon at thenilgiris.com
Thu Dec 4 14:42:52 IST 2008

On Thursday 04 Dec 2008 1:51:32 pm Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> > first define what is a 'FOSS company'? The term is unclear. A company
> > that opensources all the code it produces? Then neither the employer nor
> > the employee get anything out of the code in terms of IPR. But such a
> > company will not last for more than 5 minutes.
>         I have been working for a company for the last 8 years that
>  produces code that is all under the GPL.  My primary activity is to
>  write code to support the tasks we have been contracted to perform.
>         The company was founded in 1972. Seems like a very very long
>  five minutes to me.

yes, certainly more than 5 minutes ;-) - could we have some more details about 
the company? And the employees contract?


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