Forms Table of Contents

 

Reprint Rights License Agreement

If you are selling Reprint Rights to your product then this agreement is for you. The purchaser of a Reprint Rights License is licensed to sell the product (Royalty Free) to others. A Reprint Rights License DOES NOT give the purchaser of the license the right to sell Reprint Rights Licenses. The agreement complies with the Sherman Anti Trust Act and provides you with the remedies to terminate a licensee for selling your product below your Suggested Selling Price.

 

Master Rights License Agreement

If you are selling Master Rights to your product then this agreement is for you. The purchaser of a Master Rights License is licensed to sell the product (Royalty Free) and also licensed to sell a Reprint Rights License to others to sell the product (Royalty Free). A Master Rights License DOES NOT give the purchaser of the license the right to sell Master Rights Licenses. The agreement complies with the Sherman Anti Trust Act and provides you with the remedies to terminate a licensee for selling your product below your Suggested Selling Prices.

 

Universal Rights License Agreement

(Without the right to sell Universal Rights)

If you are selling Universal Rights to your product then this agreement is for you. This is what many people call a Master Rights License. It has also been called a Master Master Rights License. This license allows the licensee to sell Master Rights to a product. A variation of this license allows the licensee to resell Universal Rights. It is virtually impossible to control what happens to your product when you sell a Universal License because of the extreme viral effect created. We have included a Universal Rights Agreement with and without the right to resell Universal Rights in our package. However, the enforceability of this Agreement is problematic because of the loss of control.

 

Universal Rights License Agreement

(With the right to sell Universal Rights)

If you are selling Universal Rights with the right to sell Universal Rights to your product then this agreement is for you. This is what many people call a Master Rights License. It has also been called a Master Master Rights License. This variation of the Universal Rights license allows the licensee to resell Universal Rights. It is virtually impossible to control what happens to your product when you sell a Universal License because of the extreme viral effect created. We have included a Universal Rights Agreement with and without the right to resell Universal Rights in our package. However, the enforceability of this Agreement is problematic because of the loss of control.

 

The Guillotine

(Summary Termination Letter)

If you want to make sure that your actions cannot be claimed later on to be coercion or agreement to fix prices, then you must use what we call the Guillotine (Summary Termination) procedure we provide you with in this package. Any other contacts with the offending licensee, puts you at risk for a later claim of coercion or agreement. So follow our procedure exactly and to the letter.

 

The Cease & Desist Letter

When you discover someone violating your copyright, the first formal action you should take is to write them a cease & desist letter. This letter will put the infringer on notice of your discovery of the violation, and let the infringer know that you assert ownership over the property. Cease & Desist Letters should be sent Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested.

 

The Take Down Letter

The “Take Down Notice” will require (in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act DMCA) an Online Service Provider (OSP) to remove from its network the material described by you as infringing on your copyright.

The Federal Copyright Complaint

Many offenders will comply after being served with a cease and desist order. Most will comply during the Take Down procedure, and very few will file a counter notification that will require the filing of this lawsuit.

But, for those very few that file a counter notification, we've provided you with the hammer to nail the coffin shut.

This is a pdf form and needs to be filled in by hand. Simply highlight the fields in red and fill them in with your own information.

This form MUST be printed, signed and filed. BE SURE TO PRINT THE FORM IN BLACK AND WHITE, so the red fields do not stay red on the printed form.