We’ve been talking a little bit about copyright, and how an author owns a copyright or copyrights as soon as their work is put into fixed media. Whether it’s written on a piece of paper, saved on a hard drive, or chiseled into stone, a copyright exists. Now the question is: Who owns that copyright?
Last time, we talked about how to get a copyright and when it takes effect. There are many things we use in our daily lives and you may wonder who owns the copyright.
Copyright is an area of intellectual property that is just as important as patents and trademarks. There are a lot of questions and misconceptions about copyright: How do you get a copyright? Who owns the copyright? When does a copyright take effect? Step 1 – Date of Creation In 1989, the United States became a […]