This Patent Assignment (the "Agreement") is made and effective the [Date].
[ASSIGNOR NAME] (the "Assignor"), a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the [STATE/PROVINCE], with its head office located at:
[ASSIGNEE NAME] (the "Assignee"), a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the [STATE/PROVINCE], with its head office located at:
WHEREAS, Assignor, has invented a certain new and useful invention (the "Invention") and Assignor holds a patent related thereto, both of which are described in Exhibit A (the "Patent"); and
WHEREAS, Assignee, wishes to acquire the entire rights, title, and interest in the Invention and the Patent;
NOW, the parties agree as follows:
Assignor does hereby irrevocably assign to Assignee all rights, title, and interest (including but not limited to, the patent claims, all rights to prepare derivative works, all goodwill and all other rights), in and to the Patent and the Invention.
In consideration for the assignment set forth in Section 1, Assignor shall pay Assignee the sum of [amount], payable on [Date].
3. Representations and Warranties
Assignor represents and warrants to Assignee:
Assignor has the right, power and authority to enter into this Agreement; (b)
Assignor is the exclusive owner of all right, title and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in the Invention and the Patent; (c)
The Invention and Patent are free of any liens, security interests, encumbrances or licenses; (d)
The Invention and Patent do not infringe the rights of any person or entity; (e)
There are no claims, pending or threatened, with respect to Assignor's rights in the Invention and Patent; (f)
This Agreement is valid, binding and enforceable in accordance with its terms; and (g)
Assignor is not subject to any agreement, judgment or order inconsistent with the terms of this Agreement. (h)
the Assignee can register and dispose of the copyright in the Work in the Assignee's own name. 4. Attorney's Fees
Should either party hereto, or any heir, personal representative, successor or assign of either party hereto, resort to litigation to enforce this Agreement, the party prevailing in such litigation shall be entitled, in addition to such other relief as may be granted, to recover its or their reasonable attorneys' fees and costs in such litigation from the party against whom enforcement was sought.
5. Entire Agreement
This Agreement, contains the entire understanding and agreement between the parties hereto with respect to its subject matter and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements, representations or warranties between them respecting the subject matter hereof.
This Agreement may be amended only by a writing signed by both parties.
If any term, provision, covenant or condition of this Agreement, or the application thereof to any person, place or circumstance, shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unenforceable or void, the remainder of this Agreement and such term, provision, covenant or condition as applied to other persons, places and circumstances shall remain in full force and effect.
8. Agreement to Perform Necessary Acts
Assignee agrees to perform any further acts and execute and deliver any documents that may be reasonably necessary to carry out the provisions of this Agreement.
9. Governing Law
This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with, and all actions arising hereunder shall be governed by, the laws of the State of [state/province].
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Agreement as of the date first above written.
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