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Who Owns The Copyright In Work Created By A Contractor? A Trap For The Unwary

December 27, 2011

Businesses often turn (and often should turn) to experienced attorneys to help them navigate the subtleties of both copyright law and the rules surrounding independent contractors.  This article, however, explores an issue at the nexus of these two complex areas of law--when a contractor creates a work for your business (for example, a piece of software), what does your business have to do to own the copyright in that work? 

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Who Owns The Copyright In Work Created By A Contractor? A Trap For The Unwary