HOW CAN I TRANSFER OWNERSHIP OF COPYRIGHT TO SOMEONE ELSE?

The Copyright Act 1994 (s 114) says that for copyright to be transferred by an assignment, the assignment must be in writing and be signed by or on behalf of the owner of the copyright. Therefore for a purchaser who wants to buy a business including copyright rights best practice is for the sale and purchase agreement to specifically refer to copyright.

HOW CAN I TRANSFER OWNERSHIP OF COPYRIGHT TO SOMEONE ELSE?

The Copyright Act 1994 (s 114) says that for copyright to be transferred by an assignment, the assignment must be in writing and be signed by or on behalf of the owner of the copyright. Therefore for a purchaser who wants to buy a business including copyright rights best practice is for the sale and purchase agreement to specifically refer to copyright.