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Copyright ownership of works created by college and university staff is principally dependent on whether the creation of the work was done to meet the employee’s contract of employment. The rule applies irrespective of whether the person used the employer’s resources to produce the work and whether the work was produced during working hours.
Under section 11(2) of the CPDA, the basic legal position is that copyright of works created during the course of employment will be owned by the employer unless an agreement to the contrary is in place.
Yes. The person who inherits the work will become the new copyright owner.
Firstly, copyright protection is automatic in all states party to the Berne Convention. Whilst there may be nuances to the particular national laws applicable in these states, in general, there is a high degree of harmony. When the owner consider states that are not party to the Berne Convention, he must remember that copyright laws are territorial. In other words, they apply within the country in which they were passed. As such, if the owner wishes to protect his work internationally, he must research and make sure that you comply with the relevant legal requirements in the country(ies) in which his work to be protected.
No, a student cannot use the learning resources from college on their work placement. Materials in the learning resource center or library will usually be licensed to the institution for use by students and staff for educational purposes. This does not permit those materials being used for commercial purposes such as a student’s part-time employment or shared with colleagues while on work placement.
Yes, Students will usually own copyright in works they create in the course of their studies unless otherwise agreed with the college or university.
Students will usually be the copyright owner of original works that he produces, including music, creative arts, literary works and he may want to control further use of his work. On the other hand, when using works created by others, he will either be relying on some limited exceptions in law (eg for study, research or criticism), but in other cases he must have the permission of the copyright holder, in order to copy, adapt or perform the work or share it with others in order to avoid liability for himself or his university or college.
Yes, Students will usually own copyright in works they create in the course of their studies unless otherwise agreed with the college or university.
In the UK, the right of attribution and the right of integrity last only as long as the work is in copyright.
No, once a work is in the public domain it is available to all. The owner cannot stop others using the work and he will have no claim to copyright on the work.
In the UK many authors adopt the sealed envelope approach and post their work back to themselves where it remains unopened. However, this form is not suitable from a business point of view. While sending the information back to home is acceptable, where the work will have commercial value, it is in our view more appropriate to have your work formally recorded. By registering work with the website, they date and time stamp it to show exactly when it was received, proving that the work was in existence at this time. it is easy to access and is more safe. This method (sometimes called ‘poor man’s copyright’), may help in some cases, but it is extremely poor evidence as it is very easy to fake - for example by replacing the actual materials inside at a later date. The main problem if you send your work to yourself via courier or the postal service (including recorded/tracked and signed for services) or use any other system which requires you to store the work yourself, is that there is no verifiable evidence to say that the contents have not been swapped.
Related or neighboring- rights are a separate set of copyright-type rights given to certain persons or bodies that help make works available to the public. The beneficiaries of related rights in national legislation are usually performers, producers of phonograms, and broadcasting organizations. The terms can also refer to rights given to persons or bodies, who produce subject matter which, while not qualifying as works under the copyright systems of some countries, contain sufficient creativity or technical and organizational skill to justify recognition via a right similar to copyright
A copyright notice is a piece of text which accompanies a work and expresses the rights and wishes of the copyright owner
You can leave your copyright to whomever you wish. You may choose to leave the copyright in all of your artwork to one person, or to an institution such as a gallery or a museum. Alternatively you may leave the copyright in certain works to one individual, and others to another, or specify a percentage share of copyright for different named individuals. If you do not leave a Will specifying who is to receive your copyright when you die, your estate will be considered intestate and therefore subject to the English Rules of Intestacy.
Moral rights are rights in work that are automatically granted to the creator of work, which no one else can claim. They exist to protect the value of certain work other than their economic value and intended to reflect the emotional or intellectual investment a person may have made in creating the work. These rights can remain even after the creator’s death. Moral rights are only available for literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and film, as well as some performances of this work. Moral rights give the author the right to be identified as the author/director of the work (often called paternity rights), to object to derogatory treatment of work (often called integrity rights), to object to the false attribution of work, and the right to privacy of certain photographs and films.
Artist’s resale right is the right granted to authors of original works of art, entitling them to receive a royalty each time their work is resold through an art market professional or auction house. Original works of art includes paintings, engravings, sculptures, and ceramics. The royalty, which is calculated on the basis of a European Directive, is payable to the author every time each of the works is resold. This right lasts for the same period as the copyright in the work.
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