Commentary

156 Authorship and ownership

BAILMENT vol 3(1)
| Commentary

156 Authorship and ownership

| Commentary

156 Authorship and ownership

The author of a work is the person who creates it1. A work of joint authorship is one which has been produced by the collaboration of two or more authors in which the contribution of each author is indistinct from that of the other author(s)2. The author of the work is the first owner of any copyright3, unless, in the case of a literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work or a film the work is made by an employee in the course of his employment, in which case the employer

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