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Supreme Court awards £2m compensation to employee inventor

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    Shanks v Unilever plc and others [2019] UKSC 45 SC (0 other reports)

Shanks v Unilever plc and others [2019] UKSC 45 SC

intellectual property | invention | course of employment | compensation

In Shanks v Unilever plc and others, the Supreme Court held that the employee was entitled to receive compensation for his invention because it had been of outstanding benefit to his employer.