Million-dollar teachers: Cashing in by selling their lessons

Published April 13, 2017

An Associated Press article about the growing number of teachers who are selling their lesson plans to fellow teachers around the world and the legal issues surrounding the practice quotes Mark Bartholomew, professor of law and an expert in copyright law. Without explicit contract language, the law looks at factors such as whether products were created within the scope of employment or on a person’s own time, he said. The article appeared in more than 200 news outlets around the world, including CTV News, England’s Daily Mail, Yahoo News in the U.S., U.K. and Singapore, New Zealand Herald, The Washington Post, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, CNBC, ABC News, WTOP-FM in Washington, D.C., and Education Week.

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