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An Assignment of Copyright is an agreement between two parties, where one party transfers their ownership, right and title to a certain copyright to the other. The assignment must be in writing.
Assignment of Copyright An Assignment of Copyright is an agreement between two parties, where one party transfers their ownership, right and title to a certain copyright to the other. The assignment must be in writing. ALL INFORMATION AND FORMS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, INCLUDING AS TO LEGAL EFFECT OR COMPLETENESS. They are for guidance and should be modified by you or your attorney to meet your specific needs and the laws of your state. Use at your own risk. Docstoc, its employees or contractors who wrote or modified any form, are NOT providing legal or any other kind of advice and are not creating or entering into an Attorney-Client relationship. The information and forms are not a substitute for the advice of your own attorney. Subject to our Terms of Service (http://www.docstoc.com/popterm.aspx?page_id=15). See back cover page and read more here (http://www.docstoc.com/popterm.aspx?page_id114) for additional disclaimers and © Copyright 2011 more. This document Docstoc Inc. registered documentis not approved, endorsed by, or affiliated with any State, or proprietary, copy not governmental or licensing entity. 1 Entire document © Docstoc, Inc., 2010, 2011 ASSIGNMENT OF COPYRIGHT THIS ASSIGNMENT OF COPYRIGHT AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”) made the _____ day of ______________, 20______, between _____________________ (the “Assignor”) and ______________________ (the “Assignee”) RECITALS: WHEREAS the Assignor is the author of certain 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 AGREEMENT 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, 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 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 Agreement 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 agreement, whether written or otherwise, which would prevent the Assignor from have all right, power and authority to assign the Works. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 2 4. The Assignor and the Assignee 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 Agreement, the party prevailing in enforcing this Agreement, 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 Agreement, from the party against whom enforcement was sought. 5. The Assignor and the Assignee hereby acknowledge and agree that this Agreement, contains the entire understanding and agreement between the parties hereto with respect to its subject matter and supersedes any and all prior or written or oral agreements, representations or warranties between the parties respecting the subject matter hereof. 6. The Assignor and the Assignee hereby acknowledge and agree that this Agreement may be amended by either of the parties hereto, upon written notice by the other party and upon the mutual agreement of both of the parties. 7. The Assignor and the Assignee hereby acknowledge and agree that should any term, condition, provision or covenant of this Agreement, 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 Agreement 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 Agreement. 9. This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with, and all actions arising hereunder shall be governed by, the laws of the Province/State of ______________________. DATED this _______ day of _____________________, 20______. Witness: Assignor or if Assignor a Company (ASSIGNOR) Per: Name: Title: I have authority to bind the Company. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 3 Witness: Assignee or if Assignee a Company (ASSIGNEE) Per: Name: Title: I have authority to bind the Company. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 4 SCHEDULE “A” DESCRIPTION OF WORKS © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 5
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