[thelist] Is a copyright statement required?

Martin martin at members.evolt.org
Sun May 12 12:26:00 CDT 2002

On Saturday, May 11, 2002, at 05:15  pm, Mark Gallagher wrote:

> Peter Kaulback wrote:
>> My last post of a possible site copy introduced other niggling
>> concerns.
>> One being that a web designer does have copyright over their design I
>> know,
> Disclaimer: IANAL(IJPOOTL).
> Uh, that depends.  In most countries, if you do work for someone, then
> that work is copyright the client, not the designer.

I don't think this is the case where there is a simple contractual
relationship (eg a freelancer or other agency to client).

Of course, if your contract covers ownership of rights, and assigns
them to the client, as is quite common, then that's different.

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