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Works Made for Hire


Works Made for Hire

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This document was proffered by Ken Salomon of Thompson Coburn LLC, in response to the question of who owns material created by faculty.  According to Salomon, 'Strictly speaking, particularly if the course is produced at the direction of the institution and is within the instructor's scope of employment, the institution owns the course under section 101 of the Copyright Act, the work-made- for-hire provision.  However, it is increasingly common for institutions to forego ownership or for the... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: August 13, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 13, 2013
Submitter: Cathy Swift


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
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Language: English
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