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Work prepared by an employee within the scope of his or her employment; or a
work specially ordered or commissioned in certain specified circumstances.
According to copyright laws in certain countries, if a work is made for hire,
the employer—not the employee—is considered the legal author. This concept is
also known corporate ownership
It is also worth noting that countries that are a party to the Berne
Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works recognize moral
rights' which include the right of the creators to publicly identify themselves
as the creators of the work.
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Article Published/Sorted/Amended on Scopulus 2008-05-11 18:02:12 in Legal Articles