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This is an agreement whereby the owner of a copyrighted photograph or multiple photographs agrees to transfer their entire interest in the copyright to a third party. Execution of this irrevocable document will completely extinguish the original copyright owner?s ownership rights and interest in the photograph or photographs by transferring such rights to the third party. This document is ideal for individuals or entities who want to buy or sell an interest in a copyrighted photograph.
Assignment of Copyright This is an agreement whereby the owner of a copyrighted photograph or multiple photographs agrees to transfer their entire interest in the copyright to a third party. Execution of this irrevocable document will completely extinguish the original copyright owner’s ownership rights and interest in the photograph or photographs by transferring such rights to the third party. This document is ideal for individuals or entities who want to buy or sell an interest in a copyrighted photograph. ASSIGNMENT OF COPYRIGHT THIS ASSIGNMENT OF COPYRIGHT (the “Assignment”) made this _____ day of ______________, 20___, between _____________________ (the “Assignor”), whose address is ___________________ and ____________________ (the “Assignee”), whose address is ___________________, collectively referred to herein as (the “Parties”). RECITALS: WHEREAS the Assignor is the owner of certain photographic works which are more particularly described in Schedule “A” attached hereto (the “Works”); and WHEREAS the Assignee wishes to acquire the right, title, and interest in and to all of the Works described in Schedule “A” hereto. NOW THEREFORE THIS ASSIGNMENT WITNESSES THAT, the Parties hereto agree as follows: 1. 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. The Assignee hereby acknowledges and agrees that in consideration for the assignment to and in the copyright and all other intellectual property rights and the Works described in Schedule “A” hereto, the Assignee shall pay to the Assignor the sum of _________________________ ($__________) Dollars on the _____ day of ________________, 20____. 3. The Assignor hereby represents and warrants to Assignee the following: (i) the Assignor has the right, power and authority to enter into this Assignment with the Assignee (ii) the Assignor is the exclusive owner of all right, title, interest and all intellectual property rights to and in the Works; (iii) the Works are free and clear of any all liens, encumbrances or licenses; (iv) the Works do not infringe on the rights of any third party; (v) there are no claims against the Works by any third party; and (vi) the Assignor is not subject to any Assignment, whether written or otherwise, which would prevent the Assignor from have all right, power and authority to assign the Works. © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. 2 4. The Parties hereby acknowledge and agree that should either party or their respective heirs, successors or assigns have to enforce the terms, conditions and provisions of this Assignment, the party prevailing in enforcing this Assignment, shall be entitled, in addition to such other relief as a court of applicable jurisdiction may grant, to recover its/his/her reasonable attorneys' fees in such enforcement of this Assignment, from the party against whom enforcement was sought. 5. The Parties hereby acknowledge and agree that this Assignment, contains the entire understanding and Assignment between the Parties hereto with respect to its subject matter and supersedes any and all prior or written or oral Assignments, representations or warranties between the Parties respecting the subject matter hereof. 6. The Parties hereby acknowledge and agree that this Assignment may be amended by either of the Parties hereto, upon written notice by the other party and upon the mutual Assignment of both of the Parties. 7. The Parties hereby acknowledge and agree that should any term, condition, provision or covenant of this Assignment, or the application thereof to any person, shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unenforceable or void, the remainder of this Assignment and such term, condition, provision or covenant as applied to other persons, places and circumstances shall remain in full force and effect. 8. The Assignee hereby acknowledges and agrees to perform any and all further acts and execute and deliver any and all further documents that may be reasonably necessary to carry out the provisions of this Assignment. 9. This Assignment shall be construed in accordance with, and all actions arising hereunder shall be governed by, the laws of the State of ______________________. DATED this ___ day of __________________, 20___. [ASSIGNOR] _________________________________ Name: Title: Witnessed By: [Signature of Witness] Name of Witness: © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. 3 SCHEDULE “A” DESCRIPTION OF WORKS © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. 4
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