FOREIGN AGENCY CONTRACT
This FOREIGN AGENCY AGREEMENT (hereinafter referred to as the “Agreement”) is
made and effective on this _______________ day of __________, 20______, by and
between _____________________________________________ (hereinafter referred to
as "Principal") and _______________________________________________
(hereinafter referred to as "Agent").
A. Agent is engaged in providing _____________________________
B. Principal has the exclusive right in certain copyrighted musical work entitled
_________________________________________ (hereinafter referred to as the
C. Principal does hereby appoint and engage the Agent as its lawful agent and
representative to perform certain tasks and on the terms and conditions set forth herein.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the above recitals, mutual promises and
conditions contained in this Agreement, the Parties hereto agree as follows:
1. GRANT OF RIGHTS
For the term of this Agreement, Principal appoints Agent to act on its behalf as lawful
agent and representative for the purpose of sales, exploitation, marketing, to make
negotiations, to receive payments in respect of the Album, and to negotiate for granting
of rights to the sub-publishers (hereinafter referred to as the “purpose”). The Principal
grants the following rights, throughout the Territory and for the Term as set forth herein:
(a) Exclusive right to sell, print, make copies of the Album and publish the
Album in any album, book, folio, or newspaper.
(b) Exclusive right for mechanical and electrical reproduction of the Album,
including phonograph records and prerecorded tapes, videos and transcriptions.
(c) Nonexclusive right of public performance, including broadcasting on
television of the Album and the licensing of the Album for such purposes.
(d) Nonexclusive right, subject to the written approval of the Principal, to
grant nonexclusive licenses for the recording of the Album in and with motion
pictures and television productions.
(e) Nonexclusive right, with the prior approval of the Principal, to make and
publish new translations of the lyrics hereof. All such new matters shall be
copyrighted only in the name of Owner and shall be the sole property of the
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Principal hereby grants to Agent, right to
exploit, market, sell and make negotiations of the Album within the territory of
_______________________________________________ (herein referred to as "Territory").
As consideration for its services, Agent shall be entitled to the following as commission:
(a) ________ (%) of any and all gross receipts received by Principal for each
use of the Album in any album, book, folio, or newspaper;
(c) __________(%) of all foreign sales of the Album in any form sold and
(c) _________ (%) of any and all gross receipts paid or credited to the
Principal from any licensee for mechanical and electrical reproductions of the
Album on phonographic records,prerecorded tapes, compact discs, videos, and
any and all other means of mechanically reproducing the Album.
(d) __________ (%) of all monies paid or credited to Principal by any
licensee for any use thereof whatsoever, including but not limited to