From video games, to Broadway shows, to commercial websites, creative projects often involve multiple people working together. This presentation will discuss an essential tool for collaborative projects: the work-made-for-hire agreement. The presentation will address:
– Who owns rights in the absence of a work-made-for-hire agreements
– Who benefits from work-made-for-hire agreements
– What attributes are necessary for a work-made-for-hire agreement to be legally effective
The presentation is oriented towards artists, developers, and the attorneys who advise them, and will address examples including musical recordings, website development, and film production.