This Copyright Transfer Agreement is between an owner of copyrighted material that
transfers all of his/her rights and title in the copyrighted work, its copies, and also the
right to create derivatives, modify, or to extend, to the assignee. This document in its
draft form contains numerous of the standard clauses commonly used in these types of
agreements, as well as optional language to allow for customization to ensure the
specific terms of the parties' agreement are addressed. Use this form when transferring
valid interests in a copyright to another party.
COPYRIGHT TRANFER FORM (SHORT)
FOR GOOD AND VALUABLE CONSIDERATION, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged
by ___________________________ (“Assignor”) of _______________ hereby irrevocably
transfers and assigns to ____________ (“Assignee”) of _______________, its successors, and
assigns, in perpetuity, all right (whether now known or hereinafter to become known), title, and
interest, throughout the world, including any copyrights and renewals or extensions thereto, in
_______ title and description of work including copyright registration number (if
Assignor represents and warrants that he/she/it is the sole creator and owner of the Work, and
has all rights, title, and interest in and to the copyright of the Work and thereby has the power to
enter into this Copyright Transfer. Assignor further represents and warrants that the rights
transferred in Copyright Transfer are free of lien, encumbrance, or adverse claim.
IN WITNESS THEREOF, Assignor has duly executed this Agreement.
STATE OF ________________[insert state] )
COUNTY OF ______________________ [insert county])
Before me this ________________ [insert date] personally appeared:______________ [name
of Assignor], to me known to be the person who is described in and who executed the foregoing
Copyright Transfer and acknowledged to me that [he/she] executed the same of [his/her] own
free will for the purposes herein expressed.