Q. What about works for hire?


When an item is deemed a "work made for hire," the employer of a creator is considered to be the author and owner of the work. Works are usually designated as "works made for hire" when:

  • an employee prepares a work within the scope of his or her employment.

  • Or, when an independent contractor signs a written agreement with another person and deems a work a "work made for hire." For the University of North Texas's policy on "works made for hire," see UNT's Intellectual Property Policy (08.003).


  • Last Updated Dec 14, 2018
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  • Answered By John Martin

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