Contents 1 Definition 1.1 U.S. copyright law 2 Overview 3 References Definition[edit | edit source] U.S. copyright law[edit | edit source] A joint work is a work prepared by two or more authors with the intention that their contributions be merged into inseparable or interdependent parts of a unitary whole. Overview[edit | edit source] "The authors of a joint work are co-owners of copyright in the work," and each owner owes a duty of accounting to the other. References[edit | edit source] ↑ 17 U.S.C. §101. ↑ 17 U.S.C. §201(a). ↑ See Goodman v. Lee, 78 F.3d 1007, 1012 (5th Cir. 1996) (full-text). Retrieved from "https://itlaw.wikia.org/wiki/Joint_work?oldid=152277" Categories: Copyright Legislation Legislation-U.S.-Federal Legislation-U.S.-Copyright Definition Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.