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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], registered with the Registrar of Copyrights on [date], Registration No. [number] (a copy of which registration certificate [omitted] 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, any and all registrations and applications for registrations thereof, and the right to apply for registrations thereof, together with all rights of action and claims for damages and benefits arising because of any infringement of the Copyright.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Assignor has signed this Assignment [date].


By: [signature]


*** If Required By State Law ***

This Section for Notary:


STATE OF -------)

) ss: [date]

COUNTY OF ------)

On [Date] before me, [Name of Notary], notary, personally appeared [Name of Person(s) Involved], personally known to me (or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies), and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.

Witness my hand and official seal.


[Name of Notary Public]

My commission expires: [date]