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                            ASSIGNMENT OF COPYRIGHT


For $[N] and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt of which are hereby
acknowledged, [COMPANY NAME], having an address at [ADDRES] (hereinafter
referred to as "Assignor"), hereby grants, assigns and quitclaims to [COMPANY NAME],
having an address at [ADDRESS] (hereinafter referred to as "Assignee"), all right, title
and interest whatsoever, throughout the world, in and under the copyright on the work or
works identified in Schedule 1 attached hereto [N],

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD THE SAME, UNTO ASSIGNEE, ITS SUCCESSORS AND
ASSIGNS, FOR THE FULL DURATION OF ALL SUCH RIGHTS, AND ANY
RENEWALS OR EXTENSIONS THEREOF;

PROVIDED, HOWEVER, that Assignor's ownership of copyright on the preexisting work
or works identified in Schedule 2 attached hereto [N] shall not be affected by this
Assignment.

                                      [Optional provision]

This Assignment is given for Assignor's fuller assurance of its ownership of the copyright
on the work or works identified in Schedule 1 hereto [N], and shall not be construed to
preclude Assignor's prior entitlement to ownership thereof as a work for hire in accordance
with applicable law, or its prior acquisition of ownership thereof by separate agreement
between Assignee and Assignor.

This Assignment is made pursuant to that certain Agreement between Assignor and
Assignee dated [DATE].

IN WITNESS THEREOF, Assignor has hereunto set its hand this [DATE].


 _______________________________________
[ASSIGNOR’S NAME] (type or print)


 _______________________________________
[SIGNATURE OF ASSIGNOR’S REPRESENTATIVE]


 _______________________________________
[REPRESENTATIVE’S NAME] (type or print)
 _______________________________________
[REPRESENTATIVE’S TITLE] (type or print)


                CONFIRMATION OF ASSIGNMENT OF COPYRIGHT


WHEREAS: [COMPANY NAME], having an address at [ADDRESS[ (hereinafter
referred to as "Assignor"), has completed the work identified in Schedule 1 hereto [N]
(hereinafter referred to as the "Work"), and has heretofore assigned all right, title, and
interest in and under all United States and foreign copyrights thereon to [COMPANY
NAME], having an address at [ADDRESS] (hereinafter referred to as "Assignee"),
pursuant to Section [N] of that certain Assignment of Copyright dated [DATE] (hereinafter
referred to as the "Assignment").

NOW, THEREFORE,

   1.  Assignor hereby certifies and confirms that: As of the date of the Assignment, all
      right, title, and interest whatsoever throughout the world, in and under the United
      States and foreign copyrights of the Work have been assigned by Assignor unto
      Assignee, its successors and assigns, for the full duration of all such rights and any
      renewals or extensions thereof; provided, however, that Assignor's ownership of
      copyright on the preexisting work identified in Schedule 2 attached hereto [N] was
      not affected by the Assignment.
   2. Assignor hereby further certifies and confirms that, notwithstanding Assignor's
      reservation of ownership of copyright on the preexisting work identified in
      Schedule 2 attached hereto [N]; Assignee is accorded the nonexclusive right and
      license throughout the world, in and under any United States and foreign copyrights
      of such preexisting work,
          a. To copy, display, and distribute such preexisting work as part of the Work
                or any derivative work thereof, or as otherwise necessary for the effective
                use and understanding of the Work or any derivative work thereof, and
          b. To make further derivative works of such preexisting work insofar as such
                derivative works (1) simultaneously include or constitute copies, portions of
                copies, or derivative works of the Work, or (2) explain or illustrate the
                proper use of the Work or any derivative work thereof.
          c. Assignor hereby represents, warrants, and covenants that no assignment,
                sale, agreement, or encumbrance has been made or entered into that would
                conflict with the Assignment or the matters contemplated thereby.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Assignor has hereunto set its hand this [DATE].

 _______________________________________
[ASSIGNOR’S NAME] (type or print)
 _______________________________________
[SIGNATURE OF ASSIGNOR’S REPRESENTATIVE]


 _______________________________________
[REPRESENTATIVE’S NAME] (type or print)


 _______________________________________
[REPRESENTATIVE’S TITLE] (type or print)


[Schedules 1, 2]

				
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