If your creative works are protected by copyright, you can direct who uses your works and how. A copyright license agreement is a contract under which a copyright holder allows another person or company to use their copyrighted material in one way or another: print or distribute it, use it for a certain period of time and much more. In return, for the use of a copyright, the user usually pays the owner a royalty or payment based on the use. This agreement defines in detail how, where and when the copyrighted work may be used. Since the right to use a copyright is usually limited and temporary, it is called a license. Don`t confuse a copyright license agreement with a copyright assignment that permanently transfers ownership of the intellectual property. Other names for this document: Copyright License, Copyright License Contract Harvard offers certain materials (usually biological research materials) for non-proprietary commercial purposes. Some materials, such as mice, are usually offered on a flat-rate basis or with fixed annual payments. Others, such as Hybridom cell lines, also include royalty-based payments.

The standard agreements for both types of hardware licenses are available below. 1. The Owner owns all proprietary rights in the copyrighted and/or copyrighted works described in this Agreement. Copyrighted works are collectively referred to as “works”. To view standard confidentiality agreements, material transfer agreements or research cooperation agreements, please return to our Model Agreements page. The user is the sole owner of the factory and all property rights in and to the work; However, this property does not cover ownership of copyright in and to the immovable property or other rights in the immovable property which are not expressly granted in this agreement. If you wish to use another person`s or company`s copyrighted material or if you wish to allow another person to use your material for a period of time, a written copyright license agreement your agreement…