Retain originals and get signatures for everything
Conclude short-term deals if unsure of proposition
Collect money that is yours to collect
Enforce rights in your properties
Legal hygiene Licensor Licensee Non-exclusive Exclusive Time-limited Perpetual No sub-licensing or assignment Can sub-license and assign Certain territories only Worldwide Limited by restricted act (reproduction plus broadcast or making available) All forms of exploitation restricted by copyright Restricted uses No restricted use Advance/royalty/revenue share Free/promotional/ancillary
The global communications system of computer networks accessible by the public which interconnect, either directly or indirectly, individual computers and/or networks using Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (or derivatives or future versions thereof) [and which enables users to engage in two way transmissions of data over such networks in order to transmit and receive content] [and any analogous or derivative system now existing or hereafter invented].
Why is that different to the World Wide Web?
A network of interlinked documents and resources residing on the Internet that utilise hypertext protocols and language, which are available for display using browser software.
Licensor Licensee Are specific and limited media uses necessary? Why do they need general, broad media definitions? Is there are convergence risk? If so, short term licence? Will a longer term or options to continue prejudice my product? Will a detailed platform specification help? Will a broad platform specification cause problems?