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This Intellectual Property Sale Agreement (the "Agreement") is made and effective [DATE],



BETWEEN: [YOUR COMPANY NAME] (the "Seller"), a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the [State/Province] of [STATE/PROVINCE], with its head office located at:





AND: [BUYER NAME] (the "Buyer"), a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the [State/Province] of [STATE/PROVINCE], with its head office located at:




WHEREAS, Seller is the owner of certain Intellectual Property identified in detail in Schedule A and Schedule B attached to this Agreement; and


WHEREAS, Buyer, wishes to irrevocably acquire the entire rights, title, and interest in the identified Intellectual Property and exploit such property.


NOW, the parties intent to be legally bound and agree as follows:





“Technology” means any technology owned by Seller and sold to the Buyer, related to [PRODUCTS/SERVICES] including, without limitation, all Intellectual property Rights and Technical Information.


“Intellectual Property Rights” means all Patents, Trade Marks, Copyrights, System Designs, and other intellectual property rights whether registered or not, owned by Seller and sold to the Buyer, relating to the Intellectual Property described in Schedule A.


“Documents” includes all information fixed in any tangible medium of expression in whatever form or format, and copies thereof.


“Technical Information” means all know-how and related technical knowledge of the Seller, relating to the Intellectual Property described in Schedule A including, without limitation:


(a) All trade secrets and other proprietary know-how, public information, non-proprietary know- how and invention disclosures;


(b) Any information of a technical or business nature regardless of its form;


(c) All documented research, developmental, demonstration or engineering work;


(d) All information that can be or is used to define a design or process or procedure, produce, support or operate material and equipment;


(e) All other drawings, blueprints, patterns, plans, flow charts, equipment, parts lists, software and procedures, specifications, formulas, designs, technical data, descriptions, related instructions, manuals, records and procedures.

sale and Assignment of intellectual property


Seller hereby irrevocably sells and transfers to Buyer all rights, title, and interest (including but not limited to, all registration rights, all rights to prepare derivative works, all goodwill and all other rights), in and to the Intellectual Property.





In consideration for the sale of rights and assignment set forth in Article 2, Buyer shall pay Seller the sum of [amount] payable no later than [TIME PERIOD] after this Agreement becomes effective, which means the full amount must be received by Seller before [DATE]. Following is the breakdown price of the items sold: [PRODUCT 1], [PRODUCT 2], [TRADE MARK 1], [ETC].



Representations and Warranties


Seller represents and warrants to Buyer:

(a) Seller has the right, power and authority to enter into this Agreement;

(b) Seller is the exclusive owners of all right, title and interest in the Technology free of any security interest, charge or encumbrance;

(c) Seller warrants that all documents, computer records, disks and other materials of any nature of kind containing the Technology or any portion thereof have been turned over to Buyer, and that Seller will not retain the Technology, or any portion thereof, in any form whatsoever after the closing of the within transaction except as specifically permitted hereunder;


(d) The Intellectual Property does not infringe the rights of any person or entity;

(e) There are no claims, pending or threatened, with respect to Seller's rights in the Intellectual Property;

(f) This Agreement is valid, binding and enforceable in accordance with its terms;

(g) Seller is not subject to any agreement, judgment or order inconsistent with the terms of this Agreement.



Attorney's Fees


Should either party hereto, or any heir, personal representative, successor or assign of either party hereto, resort to litigation to enforce this Agreement, the party prevailing in such litigation shall be entitled, in addition to such other relief as may be granted, to recover its or their reasonable attorneys' fees and costs in such litigation from the party against whom enforcement was sought.




Entire Agreement


This Agreement, contains the entire understanding and agreement between the parties hereto with respect to its subject matter and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements, representations or warranties between them respecting the subject matter hereof.





This Agreement may be amended only by a writing signed by both parties.





If any term, provision, covenant or condition of this Agreement, or the application thereof to any person, place or circumstance, shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unenforceable or void, the remainder of this Agreement and such term, provision, covenant or condition as applied to other persons, places and circumstances shall remain in full force and effect.


no Waiver


No waiver of a breach, failure of any condition, or any right or remedy contained in or granted by the provisions of this Agreement shall be effective unless it is in writing and signed by the party waiving the breach, failure, right, or remedy. No waiver of any breach, failure, right, or remedy, whether or not similar, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver unless the writing so specifies.



Agreement to Perform Necessary Acts


Buyer agrees to perform any further acts and execute and deliver any documents that may be reasonably necessary to carry out the provisions of this Agreement.


Representation on Authority of Parties/Signatories


Each person signing this Agreement represents and warrants that he or she is duly authorized and has legal capacity to execute and deliver this Agreement. Each party represents and warrants to the other that the execution and delivery of the Agreement and the performance of such party’s obligations hereunder have been duly authorized and that the Agreement is a valid and legal agreement binding on such party and enforceable in accordance with its terms.




The headings in this Agreement are included for convenience only and shall neither affect the construction or interpretation of any provision in this Agreement nor affect any of the rights or obligations of the parties to this Agreement.




Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, representations, warranties, and covenants contained in this Agreement, or in any instrument, certificate, exhibit, or other writing intended by the parties to be a part of this Agreement, shall survive for [number] years after the date of this Agreement.



Each party and its counsel have participated fully in the review and revision of this Agreement. Any rule of construction to the effect that ambiguities are to be resolved against the drafting party shall not apply in interpreting this Agreement. The language in this Agreement shall be interpreted as to its fair meaning and not strictly for or against any party.



Governing Law


This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with, and all actions arising hereunder shall be governed by, the laws of the [State/Province] of [STATE/PROVINCE].



IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Agreement on [DATE], in [CITY, COUNTRY] with full knowledge of its content and significance and intending to be legally bound by the terms hereof.







Authorized Signature Authorized Signature


Print Name and Title Print Name and Title



State of [state]


County of [county]


On [date] before me, [name of notary], notary, personally appeared [name of person(s) involved], personally known to me (or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies), and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.



Witness my hand and official seal.


Signature Notary