RE: Copyright, Translations and Intellectual Property

Subject: RE: Copyright, Translations and Intellectual Property
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "CL T" <straylightsghost -at- gmail -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2008 14:23:46 -0700

CL T wrote:

> If Company A releases some documentation and Company B takes the
> information
> (with permission, I assume) and translates it then places the
> into its own templates, does the translated info/templates belong to
> Company
> B?

IANAL, but it's clear to me that the key phrase here is "with
permission, I assume." Don't assume. The permission, if it exists,
should be in the form of a written agreement/contract.

That document should answer your question.


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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