Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    6

    Smile Who Owns Something I Created at Work

    Hi all,

    We have an argument with my colleagues:

    If I (for example) write a book using my company's computer, on company time, who owns what? Do I own the content, can I copyright it, distribute it and keep all the profit etc? Or does my company own everything?

    Thanks

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    9,907

    Default Re: Who Owns Something I Created at Work

    Works developed in the course of your employment typically belong to your employer.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Los Angeles
    Posts
    48

    Default Re: Who Owns Something I Created at Work

    Was the book something you were instructed to make or were you basically using company time for your own personal business? Is the book related to the subject of your job? Is the book related to any of the services/products your Company does? It is very hard to answer questions when you give us minimal facts.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    CT & IL
    Posts
    5,276

    Default Re: Who Owns Something I Created at Work

    May need a contract .... what's your employment contract say

    1. Sponsored Links
       

Similar Threads

  1. Collection and Enforcement: Father Will Not Pay Work or Pay Child Support; Owns Real Estate
    By cooperville in forum Child Support
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 03-19-2012, 09:48 AM
  2. Contractors and Subcontractors: Who is Responsible when a Hazard is Created
    By Grudo in forum Construction, Repair and Renovation
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 11-20-2011, 03:37 AM
  3. How Much is a Picture I Created Worth
    By bzog in forum Independent Contractors
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 03-13-2011, 08:50 PM
  4. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-06-2009, 08:24 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
 
Forum Sponsor
Protect Your Work
Online copyright, patent, trademark registration. Fast, easy, affordable.




Untitled Document