SHORT-FORM COPYRIGHT ASSIGNMENT
[Note: This is an "All-Rights" transfer of copyright, i.e.,
assignor relinquishes all rights under copyright]
FOR GOOD AND VALUABLE CONSIDERATION, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged [name of assignor] ("Assignor"), located at [insert
address], hereby irrevocably transfers and assigns to [name of
assignee] ("Assignee), located at [insert address], its
successors and assigns, in perpetuity, all right (whether now known or
hereinafter invented), title, and interest, throughout the world, including
any copyrights and renewals or extensions thereto, in [title and short
description of work, including, if available copyright registration number].
IN WITNESS THEREOF, Assignor has duly executed this Agreement.
[Authorized signature] [Witness//optional]
[Assignor title, e.g., Pres., Old New Lompoc Co.)
STATE OF [insert state] )
COUNTY OF [insert county] )
Before me this [insert date] personally appeared: [name of assignor],
to me known to be the person who is described in and who executed the
foregoing assignment instrument and acknowledged to me that [he/she] executed the same of [his/her] own free will for the purpose therein
(c) 1997 by Lloyd J. Jassin and Steven C. Schechter. Excerpted from The
Copyright Permission and Libel Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide for
Writers, Editors and Publishers (John Wiley & Sons)
IMPORTANT NOTICE: This form is not to be used except under the
supervision of a qualified professional. This form does not constitute
legal advice. It is your responsibility to ensure the accuracy of this
form and compliance with local law.
MINOR RELEASE CONSENT (IF APPLICABLE)
[Affix to Adult Model Release(s))
I hereby warrant that I am the parent or legal guardian of the above named
minor, and further warrant that I am of full age any have the legal authority
to execute the above release on behalf of said minor. I have read the
above release before signing it and I am fully familiar with its contents.
This release shall remain binding upon the minor and me, our successors,
assigns, legal representatives and heirs.
Date Father // Mother // Guardian
Minor's Full Name Address
Minor's Address Witness [Optional]