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Subject:Copyrights, Contracts, and Collaborations From:Kathy Fisher <KDFisher -at- AOL -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 8 Feb 1996 11:07:22 -0500
Feb. 7, 1996
Many thanks to those who responded to my questions regarding copyrights,
contracts, and collaborations. The general concensus was that most work we
tech writers do is "work for hire," although that notion is challenged by
many writers' guides currently in print.