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Who Owns Work Created by University Professors?

An issue came up recently that is worth discussing. The question posed is: Does a university professor own the copyright in the materials he or she creates in the scope of his or her professorial employment?
I would answer the question as “yes,” at least under the Copyright Act. Interestingly, many educators with whom I’ve spoken [...]