Re: Copyright

Subject: Re: Copyright
From: Richard Mateosian <srm -at- C2 -dot- ORG>
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 1996 12:52:30 -0800

>According to Circular 1, Copyright Basics, from the Copyright Office,
>Library of Congress, the author does not retain copyright for work for
>hire

If you make a work for hire in California, the state regards you as an
employee, regardless of your contractual arrangement with the client.

If you're an independent contractor in California, you should always
transfer copyright explicitly. Never make a work for hire. ...RM

Richard Mateosian http://www.c2.org/~srm/ President, Berkeley STC
Freelance Technical Writer srm -at- c2 -dot- org Review Editor, IEEE Micro


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