Intellectual Property Assignment Agreements

Intellectual Property Assignment Agreements for Technology Businesses
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Why do you need a Intellectual Property Assignment Agreements?

Has a third party designed you a logo? Are you selling software? How about are you acquiring a company? This agreement enables Intellectual Property (IP) rights to transfer smoothly from one party to another.

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What is a Intellectual Property Assignment Agreements?

Sometimes one piece of work or software will contain different IP rights in them (e.g. patents, trademarks, or designs). Therefore, you need a template that will cover the full spectrum of intellectual property that could be contained in the transferring material.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A: Yes, you can. If a team has created something under a contract, then the assignment of Intellectual Property can be stipulated. If there is no contract, then it is very likely all team members will have a claim to the rights of the Intellectual Property and later down the line it might be worth creating an agreement to re-assign the rights.

A: Some examples of IP rights are copyright, design rights, trademarks, patents and trade secrets. 

A: Moral rights are linked to copyright, but are slightly different. Moral rights relate to authors maintaining control over creative works. The main points to note are:

  •  that the author has a right to be named on the work,
  •  the author has a right for the work not to suffer degradation and
  • the author has the right for their work not to be show.

A: No, if you draft your intellectual property assignment as a “deed”, as opposed to a “contract”.

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This is a “Forever Template”

We will continually update this template with the frequent Microsoft updates such as CSP and other flow down terms, plus we will update the relevant terms to ensure you can claim as many rebates as possible, and get recognised by Microsoft such as CPoR, (Claims Partner of Record) DPoR (Digital Partner of Record), and PAL (Partner Admin Link).

We will also continually update this template as the law changes, for example, GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and the effects of Brexit on our laws, as we untangle ourselves from the European Union.

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  • Managed Services Providers
  • ISV, Software, Apps and IP
  • System Integrators Professional Services Consultancy Partners
  • Hosting Partners
  • Licensing Partners
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