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Assignment of Copyright

WHEREAS, ________ [name], whose address is ________ [address] (Assignor), is the owner of the copyrights (Copyrights) to the following [type of publication, e.g., book, journal, magazine] entitled [title], is attached hereto (Copyright)

; and

WHEREAS, [name], whose address is [address] (Assignee), is desirous of acquiring the Copyright.

NOW, THEREFORE, for a good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, Assignor does hereby sell, assign, and transfer to Assignee, Assignee's successors and assigns, Assignor's entire right, title, and interest in and to the Copyright together with all rights of action and claims for damages and benefits arising because of any infringement of the Copyright.

The Assignor guarantees that the Copyright has not previously been published elsewhere. Otherwise, the Assignor guarantees that if it has been previously published in whole or in part, permission has been obtained for publication in (Publication Name) and the Assignor will submit with his or her Copyright the exact wording of credit lines for such permission.

Further Assurances. From time to time each party shall execute and deliver such further instruments and shall take such other action as any other party may reasonably request in order to discharge and perform their obligations and Assignment hereunder and to give effect to the intentions expressed in this Assignment.

Severability. Should any Court hold that any portion of this Assignment is invalid, the remainder shall be in full force and effect, and the invalid portion shall be struck from the Assignment or modified as the Court shall order.

Representations. Neither party has made any representations nor promises, other than those contained in this Assignment or in some further writing signed by the party making the representation or promise.

This Assignment binds and benefits both parties and any successors. This document, including any attachments, is the entire Assignment between the parties.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Assignor and Asignee have signed this Assignment on [date].