• Joint Ownership and Assignments Of Intellectual Property Rights: Part II - Copyrights
  • October 27, 2011 | Author: Michael I. Wolfson
  • Law Firm: McCarter & English, LLP - Stamford Office
  • In our last newsletter we reviewed joint ownership and assignments of patents. Here, we turn to a review of some of the significant issues surrounding joint ownership and transfer of copyrights. Both copyrights and patents are based on the same constitutional foundation and grant the owners similar rights. However, the rights granted to joint owners of patents and copyrights differ in several important aspects.