You Have a Logo, But Do You Own It?
Make sure your company has a written contract in place to ensure you own your logo.
If you have a business or brand, it's likely you paid a graphic designer to create a logo for you. Without a written agreement in place, you do not own your logo. In most instances, whoever creates the work, owns the work. Therefore, it is crucial that you have your graphic designer sign a work-for-hire agreement or a copyright assignment agreement. These contracts will ensure that the copyright in the image is transferred from the designer to you or your company.