| Commentary

272 Rights optioned

| Commentary

272 Rights optioned

The precise definition of the rights acquired by any producer pursuant to an option will depend on the project, the nature of the work, its previous exploitation and the rights available. In addition to cinema and television film and series rights, the producer will require certain subsidiary and ancillary rights, such as the right to exploit recording and merchandising elements of the underlying work and the right to publish limited synopses of the work. The producer will also need the right to make adaptations of the work, to use it with other material and use the title

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