Author agreements

Each of these legal templates can be downloaded from one of our ecommerce websites. If you click on a template link below, you will be taken to the relevant page on the relevant ecommerce website. We are planning to make all of these documents available on this website before the end of 2012.

A short-form author agreement incorporating an assignment of copyright.  Payment is by way of fee rather than royalty.

£40.00

A short-form author agreement incorporating a licence of copyright.  Payment is by way of fee rather than royalty.

£40.00

A short-form author agreement incorporating a licence of copyright.  Payment is by way of royalty.

£40.00

A standard-length author agreement with an assignment of rights and payment by fee.

£60.00

A standard-length author agreement with a licence of rights and payment by fee.

£60.00

A standard-length author agreement with a licence of rights and payment by advance/royalty.

£60.00

Under this author agreement, the author transfers copyright in the work to the publisher, and is paid by way of a fee rather than a royalty.

£80.00

This agreement governs the relationship between a publisher and a book author where the rights in the work will be licensed rather than assigned, and the author will be paid a fee rather than a royalty. 

£80.00

A long-form author agreement with a licence of rights and remuneration by way of royalty.

£80.00