I know. You’re excited by the opportunity to be published.
But don’t sign anything before you read–and understand–the entire Agreement.
If you are the copyright owner, you have the exclusive rights to:
- create derivative works
- display publicly
- perform publicly
OR authorize others to exercise any or all of those rights.
RETAIN your copyright; grant only those rights that are absolutely necessary to complete the particular project at hand.
- Read the “fine print.”
- Think about how you may want to exercise your rights in the future.
- Ask questions until you understand what you and the other party are agreeing to do.
- Get it in writing. Signed by both parties.
Don’t be tricked out of your copyrights, contact me for more information. firstname.lastname@example.org
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I am not an attorney. The information provided should not be construed as legal advice. For legal advice, consult an attorney with expertise in copyright law.