Freelancing and Intellectual Property
Published 31.03.16 at 12:37
What employment and IP rights do you have as a freelancer? What clauses should you include in a contract with a commissioner to ensure you are paid? How can you ensure you can showcase work you have produced as a freelancer or employee? Leanne Good, legal adviser at SU Arts and Silvia Baumgart, Own-it Programme Manager at UAL Careers and Employability, share their expertise in employment law and IP and answer your questions.
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Resources for further information:
- I am an employee - who owns the IP rights?: www.own-it.org/knowledge/i-m-an-employee-who-owns-the-ip-rights
- Who owns the IP? - the freelancer or the client?: http://www.own-it.org/knowledge/i-m-a-freelancer-who-owns-the-ip-rights-to-my-work
Please note that this video discuss the legal position in the UK at the time of publication. It provides general information only and is not to be regarded as legal advice. You must take advice from a specialist lawyer in relation to your specific circumstances. Further, you should seek additional legal advice when dealing with parties based in other parts of the world or works originating from other parts of the world as the legal position may vary.