Work Made for Hire Agreement Regarding a Web Site Design

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					        Work Made for Hire Agreement Regarding a Web Site Design

Agreement made on the (date), between (Name of Designer) of (street address,
city, county, state, zip code), referred to herein as Designer, and (Name of
Owner), a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the state of
(name of state), with its principal office located at (street address, city, county,
state, zip code), referred to herein as Owner.

Whereas, Owner has specially commissioned Designer to create the materials
described in Exhibit A attached to this Agreement (the Work);

Now, therefore, for and in consideration of $10.00, cash in hand paid, and other
good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby
acknowledged, Owner and Designer agree as follows:

I.      Designer agrees and acknowledges that the Work is a work made for hire,
as that term is defined in section 101 of Title 17 of the United States Code (the
Copyright Act). As a work made for hire, the Work is the sole property of Owner.
Owner has the unlimited and unrestricted right to reproduce the Work, to
distribute the Work, to create derivative materials based on the Work, to publicly
display the Work, to publicly perform the Work, and to transmit the Work digitally
or by any other means.

II.     If all or part of the Work is, for any reason, deemed not to be a work made
for hire, Designer agrees to execute all documents necessary to transfer to
Owner the ownership of any and all rights Designer may have in the Work,
including but not limited to copyrights.

III.    To the extent that Designer has any moral rights or similar rights in the
Work, under the law of any jurisdiction, Designer expressly waives those rights.
In particular, Designer waives any right to have the Wor
				
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Description: A work made for hire is an exception to the general rule that the person who actually creates a work is the legally-recognized author of that work. Under U.S. law, the owner of a copyright in a work is the author. In most cases, this is the individual or group of individuals that creates the work. However, when a work is considered a work made for hire, the author of the work is no longer the individual creator. Instead, the author is considered to be the entity that hired the creator of the work. That entity can be a corporation, individual, limited liability partnership or limited liability company. The following form is a sample of a work made for hire agreement regarding a web site design.
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PARTNER William Glover
I received my B.B.A. from the University of Mississippi in 1973 and my J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1976. I joined the firm of Wells Marble & Hurst in May 1976 as an Associate and became a Partner in 1979. While at Wells, I supervised all major real estate commercial loan transactions as well as major employment law cases. My practice also involved estate administration and general commercial law. I joined the faculty of Belhaven College, in Jackson, MS, in 1996 as Assistant Professor of Business Administration and College Attorney. While at Belhaven I taught Business Law and Business Ethics in the BBA and MBA programs; Judicial Process and Constitutional Law History for Political Science Department); and Sports Law for the Department of Sports Administration. I am now on the staff of US Legal Forms, Inc., and drafts forms, legal digests, and legal summaries. I am a LTC and was Staff Judge Advocate for the Mississippi State Guard from 2004-2008. I now serve as the Commanding Officer of the 220th MP BN at Camp McCain near Grenada, MS. I served on active duty during Hurricanes Dennis (July, 2005), Katrina (August, 2005) and Gustav in 2008. I played football at the University of Mississippi in 1969-1971 under Coach John Vaught. I am the author of the Sports Law Book (For Coaches and Administrators) and the Sports Law Handbook for Coaches and Administrators (with Legal Forms),