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Publishing Contract – One Time Compensation (Copyright Assignment – One Time Compensation)

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Publishing Contract One Time Compensation (Copyright Assignment)
Writer(s) Name: ____________________________________________ (Print Names) _____________________________________________ Music by: ______________________________________________________ Lyrics by: _______________________________________________________ Composition Name: _______________________________________________ Composition Genre: _______________________________________________ (for band, singer, group, film, music video, stage production, game show, commercial, etc) Publisher(s) Name: _______________________________________________ Publisher Company: ______________________________________________ Project Name: __________________________________________________ Project Genre: _________________________________________________ (film, music video, stage production, game show, etc) Herein this Agreement is between the above named and below signed Publisher and/or Production Company (herein called the “Publisher”) and the above named and below signed Writer(s) (herein are called the “Writer”). HENCE, in consideration of the promises, and of the mutual undertakings herein contained, and for other good and valuable considerations, the above named and below signed Writer and the above named and below signed Publisher agree as follows: 1. The Writer agrees to maintain the confidential nature of any and all matters relating to the Project and not at any time to take any unauthorized photographs, nor video, by any and all electronic or mechanical means, nor audio recording, by any and all electronic or mechanical means, nor to pass on nor to release to any person any information, photographs, videos, nor audio recordings nor things coming into her/his/their possession which relate to the Project. 2. The Writer hereby sells, assigns, transfers and delivers to the Publisher, its heirs, successors and assigns, the above named original musical Composition written and composed by the above named and below signed Writer. 3. At the Publisher’s desire: (i) change the Title to the above named composition may be changed; and, (ii) change any and all of the following: words and lyrics and music thereof, and all Rights therein, and all Copyrights and the Rights to secure Copyrights . . . continued

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Publishing Contract – Royalties

(Copyright Assignment)

A Songwriter/Composer will want her/his/their work published for profit whether it be music and/or lyrics for a television jingle, radio music commercial, music for a play, movies, short films, etc. Music publishers play a vital role in the development of new music and in taking care of the business side, allowing composers and songwriters to concentrate on their creative work.

This is a comprehensively drafted six page, eighteen legal clause music contract with Clauses regarding but not limited to: confidentiality, reversion, compensation or royalties, rights as to title, changes, modifications and additions, assignment, and dispute resolution.

The Independent Songwriter/Composer is not employee, nor partner, nor agent of the Publisher, nor of the Publishing Company nor any other company or person affiliated with the Publisher in any manner whatsoever.

Signing this music contract the independent songwriter/Composer is assigning any and all Rights to their work performance over to the Producer.

This music contract Agreement between the independent Songwriter/Composer and the Publisher is drafted in plain English that is easy to read and comprehend.

We regularly receive feedback that we have successfully drafted our music contracts to be as complete as possible for all legal situations.  However, should you experience a unique personal situation requiring the drafting of a special clause, please contact us at your convenience.  Otherwise, you may be obliged to find a local entertainment lawyer experienced in the music industry who will draft any and all other clauses for your Project’s unique situation or  circumstance.

Our music contracts are based on the principles of contract law, are country neutral and may be used in Australia, Canada, England, India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Sates or any country whose legal principles are based on the English or American Legal System.

Our legal music contracts for music writers and composers, music agents, music recorders, music producers, musicians and singers, music distributors and music marketers are used by: Alternative bands, Ambient musicians, Blues Bands and Blues singers, Classic Rock Tribute Bands, Choral Ensembles, Country and Western Bands, Country Rock Bands, Country singers, Dance Bands, Electric and Electronic Bands, Folk singers, Hip Hop singers, Jazz singers, Jazz Bands, Jazz ensembles, Polka Bands, Rap singers, Rap groups, Reggae Bands and Reggae singers, Religious Groups and Religious Bands, Religious Singers, R&B Groups, R&B Bands, R&B Singers, Rock Bands, and International Bands and International singers.

There are two form of this Agreement. The first music contract the Songwriter/Composer receives a one time compensation for the musical composition. The second music contract form the Songwriter/Composer receives royalties.

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