work for hire


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work for hire

noun appointed sub-author, deleeated author
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The employer may claim ownership as a work for hire if the work is closely related to the employee's job duties.
If the hiring party specially ordered or commissioned the work with an independent contractor, then such work will be considered a work for hire if the work is to be used as a:
If the work falls within any of the above categories, it will be considered a work for hire only if the parties expressly agree in a signed writing that the work shall be deemed a work made for hire.
Therefore, if an independent contractor is hired to create software, it is uncertain whether this work would be considered a work for hire by a non-employee.