2. The “results and revenues” of the manufacturer`s work (i.e. the manufacturer`s or other contributors` work product) are considered “employees for tenants.” 3. The copyright belongs to the employer. The best news is that you don`t need to get in touch with a lawyer or slaves via a keyboard to get your hands for an interesting job for the contract of thought. Many models are available online from sites like legalzoom.com or Docracy. Kattwinkel says that if WFH works as an independent musician, it can come at any time to participate in a recording project. So whether you`re a backing singer or session bassist, synthesis programmer or thong arranger, don`t be surprised if you`re asked to check and sign a WFH deal. WORK-FOR-HIRE Company and Producer recognize and accept that producers provide services as independent contractors. However, for copyright reasons, the manufacturer is considered an “employee-for-tenant” of Artist. The results and revenues of the services of the producer, the master and all the resulting reproductions and the shows they contain are considered “rental works” and the copyrights on and on the master (depending on the underlying composition), as well as between the company/producer and the artist who is entirely owned by the artist or his representatives, exempt from rights invoked by companies and producers or by persons or companies acting on rights or interests by or by companies and/or producers, and the artist has the exclusive right to give copyright to the master on his or her behalf or on behalf of his agent.

In the event that the master or the results and revenues of the producer`s services are not considered “works for rent,” companies and producers reject all the company`s right, title and interest in the artists. “If you are meeting with WFH for the first time in your career, I advise you to get a brief check by a lawyer to make sure you understand what the agreement is saying and that everything makes sense in your situation,” says Kattwinkel.