Work for Hire Applied to Scenarios

In the United States, copyright generally belongs to the author of a work–the person who creates an article, song or painting. In employment situations, however, the employer (or any other person for whom the work was prepared) is considered the author and owner of the copyright. This “work made for hire” provision in the U.S. Copyright Act, Section 101, is not always straightforward. Click here to read an article applying this provision to various scenarios.

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