Copyright assignment—pro-assignee

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  • Copyright assignment—pro-assignee
  • Background
  • 1 Definitions and interpretation
  • 2 Assignment
  • 3 Moral rights
  • 4 Further assurance
  • 5 Warranties
  • 6 Confidential information
  • 7 Entire agreement
  • 8 Notices
  • More...

Copyright assignment—pro-assignee

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for intellectual property?

This DEED is made on [insert date]

Parties

  1. 1

    [insert name] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered number] whose registered office is at] [insert address] (Assignor); and

  1. 2

    [insert name] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered number] whose registered office is at] [insert address] (Assignee)

each of the Assignor and the Assignee being a party and together the Assignor and the Assignee are the parties.

Background

    1. (A)

      The Assignor is the [author AND/OR exclusive] proprietor of certain rights in the [insert description, eg literary] works.

    1. (B)

      The Assignee is [insert description of the Assignee’s background/background to assignment or relevant transaction].

    1. (C)

      The Assignor agrees to assign its rights in such works to the Assignee and the Assignee agrees to accept the assignment in accordance with the terms of this Deed.

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