Re: Re: archetect's copywrites
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Posted by M. Arthur Auslander on May 02, 2001 at 09:23:31:
In Reply to: Re: archetect's copywrites posted by MEHDI on May 02, 2001 at 06:13:05:
: : i hired an archetect to design a home with parameters i specified, he did, he charged about $35,000, the home would cost approx. $500,000 without landscaping.
: : i had the home built. now it is 7 years later and the archetect is now selling my exact house plans to other contractors. same sq. footage, same windows, same doors, same load bearing walls, same height on interior cellings, same deminsions, same interior compliments such as pillars, and fireplaces.
: : can he do this????????
Without research, it is my belief that unless you had a written agreement with the architect assigning all rights in the plans that he created to you, that he can do just what he is doing.
M. Arthur Auslander
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