This article will discuss the issue of copyright ownership to a scholarly work that is written by a university faculty member. The analysis will include a general discussion of copyright law, including the work for hire doctrine, the development and applicability of the common law exception to the work for hire doctrine for academic writings, whether a university professor publishing a scholarly article is "within the scope of employment," web page publishing issues for professors who want to put their papers online and a discussion of the most practical strategies for professors who want to claim copyright ownership to their scholarly works.
Copyright Ownership Of Scholarly Works Created By University Faculty And Posted On School-Provided Web Pages,
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