Legal Question in Education Law in Illinois

Is my daughter's artwork that hangs from the school wall now property of the school?

Asked on 6/27/13, 2:38 pm

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This is really copyright law. Your daughter owns the "copyright" of the IMAGE, meaning she (and since she is a minor? you as the parent/guardian) has protected interests, in the image. So technically the school needs her/your permission to copy it. But simply to hang it (with other student art???) the school can do so. As to who owns the paper or whatever it is drawn/painted on, is a different story.

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Answered on 6/28/13, 7:54 am

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