COPYRIGHT WAIVER FORM
From: Your Name of Your Address
To: Element 26 Limited of 8 City Road, London, EC1Y 2AA the (the “Producer”)
Services as: Your role on the production
Date: Todays date here
Project Title: Production Title Here
I agree to collaborate on this film and to assign to the Producer, irrevocably, unconditionally and with full title guarantee, the following:
- all of my rights, title, interest and property in and to the performance and other contribution to the Producer (the “Intellectual Property Rights”) required pursuant to the Copyright, Designs, and Patents Act 1988 Part II * or otherwise under the laws in force in any part of the world to exploit such performances;
- the full and exclusive benefit of all the Intellectual Property Rights including all forms of protection and all rights, privileges and advantages appertaining thereto;
- the right to recover and to bring proceedings to recover damages and/or to obtain other remedies in respect of infringement of the Intellectual Property Rights whether committed before or after the date of this Agreement.
- I consent to the use by the Producer of my name, likeness, voice and biography in connection only with the Film.
- I hereby agree to waive all moral rights in the Intellectual Property Rights pursuant to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 Sections 77, 80, 84 and 85**
AND to hold the same unto the Producer absolutely.
The nature of the project and my role in it has been explained to me and I have agreed to collaborate on this project for £1 (One Pound British Sterling).
I understand that this film (or part of it) may be distributed by the producer in any medium known today or hereinafter devised in any part of the world.
I shall, at the request of Producer, sign all instruments, applications or other documents and to do all such acts as shall be reasonably required by Element 26 Limited to enable Element 26 Limited or its nominee to enjoy the full and exclusive benefit of the Intellectual Property Rights and to fully and effectively vest the same in Element 26 Ltd including, where necessary, the registration of Element 26 Limited‘s title in the Intellectual Property Rights in the appropriate intellectual property office at which the Intellectual Property Rights are (or at the nomination of the Element 26 shall be) registered.
This letter shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales and subject to the jurisdiction of the English Courts.
Signed: Your signature here
Print: Your name here
* The “Performers Rights”
** The Moral Rights of an author