Copyright licence—short form
Copyright licence—short form

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

  • Copyright licence—short form
  • Parties
  • BACKGROUND:
  • The Schedule [The Work

This AGREEMENT is made on [insert date]

Parties

  1. 1

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

  1. 2

    [insert name of party] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered number] whose registered office is at] [insert address] (Licensee), (each of the Licensor and the Licensee being a party and together the Licensor and Licensee are the parties).

BACKGROUND:

  1. (A)

    The Licensor owns all proprietary rights and interests in and to the Work;

  2. (B)

    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. 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 information disclosed by or on behalf of a party (the Disclosing Party) to the other party (the Receiving Party) under or in connection with this Agreement which is