This story was first published for the 1709 Blog, where I regularly write about copyright law in entertainment, technology and media.  A California court ruling from April has raised concerns regarding its potential impact on copyright ownership. In Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, the matter before the court was a wage dispute, which required the court to consider the standard to apply in determining whether workers should be classified as employees, or as independent contractors. Nowhere in the 85-page judgement is “copyright” or even “intellectual property” mentioned. However, in a state with so many media and software companies, the new ruling could…