In the example, she continues, what if the person you love and trust is now hit by a truck and his brother-in-law inherits everything? “I`ve been through situations like this, where it gets nasty,” she says. “Remember that it is not personal to ask people to sign WFH agreements, and it is not a question of trust. It`s about protecting yourself, especially in the rare but real scenario where someone inherits the rights of another, comes back and poses a problem. Because projects and ideas often go back and forth, it`s important that you have one of these contracts to cover your basics. The work for the lease will clarify what each party is responsible for and ensure that you are paid. 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. Even if a Member State of the European Union provides for the possibility that a legal entity is the holder of the right of origin (as is possible in the United Kingdom) , the duration of protection is generally the same as the duration of copyright for a personal copyright: that is, for a literary or artistic work, 70 years after the death of the human author or for works of common authorship, 70 years after the death of the last survivor.