Canadian music publishers, obtain copyright in a composition written on a for-hire basis with this Assignment of Copyright form.
- The composer assigns worldwide copyright in the work over to the publisher.
- The assignment form contains an optional waiver of moral rights, which can be deleted if the songwriter's moral rights are not being waived.
- The songwriter is still entitled to performance royalties as a member of any performing rights society.
This Assignment of Copyright in Musical Composition
is subject to Canada's copyright laws. It is in MS Word format, and is fully editable to meet your needs.