Copyright Assignment

https://www.weybridgeplatforms.co.uk/copy/right

[Jason]

[28-4-2019]

THIS ASSIGNMENT is dated [24-4-2019]

Parties

Weybridge platforms limited, incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company number [08231336] whose registered office is at 4 GROTTO ROAD WEYBRIDGE (Assignor).

WEYBRIDGE PLATFORMS LIMITED, incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company number [08231336] whose registered office is at 4 GROTTO ROAD WEYBRIDGE . (Assignee).

Background

The Assignor [has created the Works (as defined below) on the instructions of the Assignee OR owns the copyright and any database rights in the Works].

[The Assignee has requested the Assignor to create Future Works (as defined below) OR The Assignor and Assignee acknowledge that the Assignor may create Future Works].

The Assignor has agreed to assign to the Assignee all copyright and database rights in the Works [and the Future Works] on the terms set out in this assignment.

Agreed terms

Interpretation

The definitions and rules of interpretation set out in this clause apply to this assignment.

The Future Works: [the works described in Schedule 2.]

The Works: [the works described in Schedule 1.]

Assignment

In consideration of £5,000,000, receipt of which the Assignor expressly acknowledges, the Assignor hereby assigns to the Assignee the following rights [in the UK OR throughout the world]:

the entire copyright and all other rights in the nature of copyright subsisting in the Works [and the Future Works] [and in all preliminary drafts or earlier versions of the Works [and the Future Works]]; and

any database right subsisting in the Works [and the Future Works] [and in all preliminary drafts or earlier versions of the Works [and the Future Works]];

together with all related rights and powers arising or accrued, including the right to bring, make, oppose, defend, appeal and obtain relief (and to retain any damages recovered) in respect of any infringement, or any other cause of action arising from ownership, of any of these assigned rights, whether occurring before, on, or after the date of this assignment.

Assignee’s Warranties

The Assignee warrants that as at the date of this assignment [or, in respect of the Future Works, as at the date of delivery of the Future Works to the Assignee]:

the Works [and the Future Works] are [and will be] [its original work OR the original work of the author(s)], and have not been [and will not be] copied wholly or substantially from any other work or material or any other source;

the Assignor is the sole legal and beneficial owner of the rights assigned by this agreement [and the Assignor is the sole author of the Works [and will be the sole author of the Future Works;

the Assignor has not assigned or licensed [and will not assign or license] any of the rights assigned by this agreement;

the rights assigned by this agreement are free from any security interest, option, mortgage, charge or lien;

the Assignor is unaware of any infringement, or likely infringement of, any of the rights assigned by this agreement;

so far as it is aware, the exploitation of the rights assigned by this agreement will not infringe the rights of any third party.

Moral Rights

The Assignor, being the sole author of the Works, waives absolutely his moral rights arising under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and, so far as is legally possible, any broadly equivalent rights he may have in any territory of the world [and shall provide to the Assignee absolute waivers of all moral rights in each Future Work promptly on its creation].

Entire Agreement

This agreement constitutes the whole agreement between the parties.

Variation

No variation of this agreement shall be effective unless it is in writing and signed by the parties.

Third Party Rights

No person other than a party to this agreement shall have any rights to enforce any term of this agreement.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This assignment and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the law of England and Wales.

The parties irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with this assignment or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims).

This assignment has been entered into on the date stated at the beginning of it.

Schedule 1: The Works

WEYBRIDGE/PLATFORMS/LIMITED

Schedule 2: The Future Works

WEYBRIDGE/PLATFORMS/LIMTED

Signed by Jason Cole MBE,MBCS,ENGTEC] for and on behalf of Jason Cole MBE,MBCS,ENGTEC .......................................

Director

Signed by Jason Cole MBE,MBCS,ENGTEC for and on behalf of [NAME OF ASSIGNEE] .......................................

Director