5.1.1. In the event that the parties agree on payment by instalments, the timetable shall be clearly defined in the agreement. 1.1.7. Film distribution agreement: producers must also conclude different distribution agreements with several distributors in order to distribute the film in cinemas located in different areas. Essentially, under these agreements, the distribution benefits from a limited license or mandate to communicate the film to the public through film distribution. The duration of these agreements is limited to the period during which the film is distributed in cinemas. 5.1.3. The contract must also provide, where applicable, for the consequences of late payment. Generally speaking, in agreements for the use and/or transfer of intellectual property, the following clauses are important: 2.1 The author/publisher (for US, Canadian or UK government employees: transferable under applicable law or regulation) is granted to the publisher (or owner, if not publisher) the following rights to the article, including the additional material, and all parts, extracts or elements thereof: with the exception of the specific conditions mentioned above, all standard clauses that find their place in other agreements must also be included in IP assignments and licenses. v. The main burden of prior authorization of copyrighted works to be included in the book generally lies with the author. 2.
Copyright does not require “magic words” in the transmission document – in fact, the word “copyright” is not necessarily necessary. Instead, the letter only has to prove that the parties intend to transfer the copyright. Nevertheless, the more expressive and specific the written transfer language, the better. In an agreement in which IP is allowed, there is no transfer of ownership. Therefore, the agreement must include a clause that delineates the specific rights of use granted to the licensee. Clear terms such as “licensing” should be used. Although a letter is usually required, there are circumstances in which the transfer of copyright may be done without writing “under the law”, including laws relating to: ii.