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You Be the Judge

Here’s a document—does it transfer copyright ownership? The court held on a motion for summary judgment that it was a question for the finder of fact. The same judge, in a bench trial, has now decided. Which way did it go?

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Updated 19 Feb. 14: Follow up post here.

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One response to “You Be the Judge”

  1. It sounds like it wants the copyright to be vested in the other party initially. In other words, it does not appear to “transfer” the copyright, but let it “be born” with the other person. Hence the answer would be to the negative.
    Whether it could or should be interpreted as a transfer or copyright is another question.

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