Copyright assignment—pro-assignor
Copyright assignment—pro-assignor

The following IP guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Copyright assignment—pro-assignor
  • Parties
  • Background
  • The ScheduleWork

This Agreement is dated [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.

  2. (B)

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

  3. (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 Agreement.

The parties agree:

  1. 1

    Definitions and interpretation

    1. 1.1

      In this Agreement:

    2. Affiliate

      1. means any entity that directly or indirectly Controls, is controlled by or is under common Control with, another entity;

      Assigned Rights

      1. means all current, vested and contingent rights of copyright, being the