Copyright licence—pro-licensor
Copyright licence—pro-licensor

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

  • Copyright licence—pro-licensor
  • Parties
  • Background
  • The Schedule

This Agreement is made on [insert date]

Parties

  1. 1

    [insert licensor name] a company incorporated in [England and Wales] whose registered number is [insert company number] and whose registered office is at [insert registered office] (Licensor); and

  1. 2

    [insert licensee name] a company incorporated in [England and Wales] whose registered number is [insert company number] and whose registered office is at [insert registered office] (Licensee)

(each of the Licensor and the Licensee being a party and together the Licensor and the Licensee are the parties).

Background

  1. (A)

    The Licensor is the[ author and][ exclusive] proprietor of certain rights in works protected by copyright.

  2. (B)

    The Licensee is [insert description of Licensee’s background/background to licence or relevant transaction].

  3. (C)

    The Licensor has agreed to grant a licence to the Licensee and the Licensee has agreed to take a licence on the terms of this Agreement.

The parties agree:

  1. 1

    Definitions and interpretation

    1. 1.1

      In this Agreement:

    2. [Advance

      1. means the sum of [insert];]

      Affiliate

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

      Confidential Information

      1. means