Ticket #209 (closed task: fixed)

Opened 15 years ago

Last modified 15 years ago

Copyright assignment document

Reported by: kmaclean Owned by: kmaclean
Priority: minor Milestone: SpeechSubmission 0.1
Component: SpeechSubmission Version: Website 0.2
Keywords: Cc:


  • include a Copyright Assigment document as part of the speech submission process.
  • provide information on this on the "More Information" button

Change History

comment:1 Changed 15 years ago by kmaclean

see Transfer and licensing

exclusive licenses

Under the U.S. Copyright Act, a transfer of ownership in copyright must be memorialized in a writing signed by the transferor. For that purpose, ownership in copyright includes exclusive licenses of rights. Thus exclusive licenses, to be effective, must be granted in a written instrument signed by the grantor. No special form of transfer or grant is required. A simple document that identifies the work involved and the rights being granted is sufficient.

non-exclusive licenses

Non-exclusive grants (often called non-exclusive licenses) need not be in writing under U.S. law. They can be oral or even implied by the behavior of the parties.

The Assignment of Copyright process (i.e. click the "Upload" button) currently set up in the Speech Submission application is likely a non-exclusive license.

comment:2 Changed 15 years ago by kmaclean

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

comment:3 Changed 15 years ago by root

  • Milestone SpeechSubmission 0.1 deleted

Milestone SpeechSubmission 0.1 deleted

comment:4 Changed 15 years ago by kmaclean

  • Milestone set to SpeechSubmission 0.1
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