“Can Schools Copyright Their Students Creations?”

11 12 2008

A group of students at Redmond, WA-based DigiPen Institute of Technology spent three semesters working on a game that went on to win some awards. Unfortunately, part of the admissions process for this program included signing over the copyright of anything they created for assignments.

The students incorporated and decided to write fresh code to build on the game idea. DigiPen refuses to let them show the previously developed game to investors as a proof of concept.

The school has no ambition to do anything with the game, but they wish to avoid a precedent of allowing students have any claim on their own creations. The school apparently enters games created by students as a marketing vehicle for their game-design program, so they show, but don’t sell, their students’ works.

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