Protect your company's rights in technology developed by an employee with this Acknowledgement of Joint Ownership of Intellectual Property.
If your employees are actively involved in the development and creation of intellectual property as a function of their job, you need to get them to sign an Acknowledgement of Joint Ownership form.
The employee acknowledges that certain materials developed during the course of his or her employment are jointly owned by the employee and the employer, including any intellectual property rights in the materials.
The Acknowledgement form is generic (not specific to any country) and can be used anywhere.
This is a reusable legal form. Pay for it once, download it, and use it as often as you need to.
Failure to get it in writing could result in lengthy and expensive legal claims. Download the Acknowledgement of Joint Ownership of Intellectual Property form for your business.
Obtain a co-ownership interest in software under development with this Acquisition Agreement for Co-Ownership Rights in Software.
The purchaser is acquiring the interest in the software from the developer in exchange for investing funds to complete the development of the software.
The purchaser also obtains the patent rights to the software.
Each party retains all rights to its own subsequent modifications to the software.
The purchaser covenants not to compete with the software developer.
The purchaser grants the developer a worldwide non-exclusive royalty-free license to use the patent rights.
This Acquisition Agreement for Co-Ownership Rights in Software is generic and does not include specific references to the laws of any country. The template can be easily customized to fit your circumstances.
Dissolve a joint venture with this downloadable Joint Venture Dissolution Agreement.
This type of legal contract is typically used to terminate a joint venture when there will be ongoing rights or obligations after the venture has wound up, such as licensing or distribution income, outstanding costs and obligations to be settled, etc.
The venturers will sell the remaining assets and distribute the proceeds in accordance with a formula based on their capital contributions.
Future income (from licensing, distribution, sale of products, etc) will be shared equally.
Any future liability or expense will be borne equally by the co-venturers.
The co-venturers shall jointly own any intellectual property rights as tenants in common.
The co-venturers have a right of first refusal to acquire the intellectual property rights of any co-venturer wishing to sell his interest.
This is a generic legal form which can be used in most countries.
This Agreement to Dissolve Joint Venture template is fully editable and can be easily customized to meet your business needs.