Q: Does a volunteer own the intellectual property they create for a company if no agreement is made saying otherwise?
In the US (specifically Arizona), if you create intellectual property (e.g. website, social media channels and 3rd party sales channels) as a volunteer (I was a volunteer in a business my husband was a co-owner in, I was not paid, wasn't asked to do create the IP nor directed in any way and also did not "contribute" to the intellectual property, it was all done and managed by me), is the volunteer the owner of such property if there no written nor verbal agreements saying otherwise.
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