Tag: work for hire

Small Businesses and Work For Hire Agreements: Taking Control Of Your Business’s Intellectual Property

Small businesses hire independent contractors (otherwise known as freelancers) all the time—it’s a great way to get that extra work done on a project-by-project basis without the prolonged expense of hiring an employee. But if you’re hiring a freelancer to

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Intellectual Property Forms for Creative Artists

Have you ever heard that saying about politicians—that the reason we’re in such a mess is that those best suited for leadership are the ones that would never seek leadership for themselves? Creative artists sometimes experience a converse paradox: an

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Work For Hire Agreement – What It Is and When To Use One

We know that the author of any copyrightable work automatically owns the copyright to that work by virtue of having fixed the work in a tangible medium. But what about the company who hires someone to create their website? And

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