work made for hire
- A creation by an employee during the course of employment, or a commissioned piece under a written contract, where the hiring or commissioning party retains ownership and is deemed the author under copyright law
- The software developed by her as part of her job is considered a work made for hire.
- The illustrations commissioned for the book fall under the category of work made for hire.
- Since the mural was painted under a contract, the art company holds the copyright as a work made for hire.