work for hire

noun

  • Intellectual Property Law

Definitions of work for hire

  • refers to a work (=something made) created by an employee as part of his or her job or where it is agreed with a client that the work should be treated as such

    The case will likely lead to industry requirements that all creative participants in a motion picture sign work for hire agreements.

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