2015 ORS 359.360¹
Ownership of physical work of art remains with artist unless expressly transferred

Whenever an exclusive or nonexclusive conveyance of any right to reproduce, prepare derivative works based on, distribute copies of or publicly display a work of fine art is made by or on behalf of the artist who created it or the owner at the time of the conveyance, ownership of the physical work of fine art shall remain with and be reserved to the artist or owner, as the case may be, unless such right of ownership is expressly transferred by an instrument, note, memorandum or other writing, signed by the artist, the owner or the duly authorized agent thereof. [1981 c.824 §3]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 359—Art and Culture, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors359.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.