Orlando, FL asked in Copyright, Business Law, Contracts and Intellectual Property for Florida

Q: I work as a copywriter for a marketing agency and would like to put some of my best works in a physical portfolio.

I want to show future prospective employers this portfolio. Does this break copyright or NDA laws?

1 Lawyer Answer
Ayesha Chidolue
Ayesha Chidolue
  • Lake Mary, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: The answer to your question depends on the employment contract you signed with the marketing agency and whether you can share the portfolio. I would look to see what their requirement states first.

As far as copyright law, technically if you were hired as a work for hire with all intellectual property belonging to the agency, that this will be considered the intellectual property of your marketing agency and not you.

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