Mr.Green: Who owns the rights to your computer games?
Miss Chen: My company retains the rights, of course.
Mr.Green: Who developed your game?
Miss Chen: I was the developer of the ideas, the characters and the game strategy.
Mr.Green: Did you write the source code?
Miss Chen: No, I hire the freelancers to develope the source ware.
Mr.Green: Who wrote the user`s menual?
Miss Chen: Freelancers wrote the menual.
Mr.Green: Do you have a written contract with your freelancers?
Miss Chen: No. Our agreements are verbal.
Mr.Green: No written agreement.
Miss Chen: Just an oral one. Am I in trouble?
Mr.Green: Not necessarrily. Vobal agreement can not be binding.
Miss Chen: But a written contract is better.
Mr.Green: Written agreement spell out the obligations for both sides.
Miss Chen: My verbal agreement can be easily misinterpreted.
Mr.Green: I would recommend that you get a formal written agreement with your freelancers.
Miss Chen: You mean now after the fact?
Mr.Greeen: These will be retroactive the agreements.
Miss Chen: Retroactive when they start to work for me?
Mr.Green: Right. Have them sign the written work for hire agreements.
Miss Chen: And these will replace the verbal agreement?
Mr.Green: You donnot want your freelancers to reclaim to your rights,do you?
Miss Chen: You prepare the written agreement, and I`ll get them signed.