Copyright Assignment Agreement
This Copyright Assignment Agreement can be used to assign rights vested to
some work from the rights-holder of the work to some other
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COPYRIGHT ASSIGNMENT AGREEMENT
COPYRIGHT ASSIGNMENT AGREEMENT made on this _____ [Month] ___ [Date],
20__, by and between ________________________ [Instruction: Insert the name of the
Copyright owner] hereinafter referred to as the “Assignor” and _______________________
[Instruction: Insert the name of company/individual/publisher that desires to obtain the
copyrights] hereinafter referred to as the “Assignee”.
WHEREAS, the Assignor is the author or creator of certain works which are described in
Exhibit “A” attached hereto (the “Works”); and
WHEREAS, the Assignee is engaged in _____________________________________.
[Instruction: Describe activities that are relevant to the desire to assign Assignor's
WHEREAS, the Assignee wishes to acquire the right, title, and interest in and to all of the
Works described in Exhibit “A” hereto.
NOW, THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the premises and the mutual covenants and
agreements hereinafter set forth and other good and valuable consideration, as set forth herein,
the Assignor and the Assignee agree as follows:
The Assignor does hereby irrevocably assign to the Assignee all of its/his/her rights, title, and
interest to and in the copyright and all other intellectual property rights, including but not
limited to, all rights of the Assignor to prepare derivative works, all goodwill and moral
rights associated with the Works.
2. Ownership of Works and Warranty
The Assignee acknowledges that the Assignor is the exclusive owner of all right, title,
interest and all intellectual property rights to and in the Works. The Assignor has the right,
power, and authority to enter into this Agreement with the Assignee;
The Assignee shall not grant sub-assignment without the prior written approval of