RAW File Purchase Agreement
RAW File Purchase Agreement
The RAW File Purchase Agreement includes two documents - one for retaining copyright and one for selling copyright - when clients are purchasing RAW files.
Licensing or selling ownership of RAW files is often requested by clients. Once you determine what the client truly wants and what you, the photographer, are willing to sell you should use this RAW File Purchase Agreement.
Includes Agreement for RAW File Purchase and Agreement for RAW File Usage (license.).
Legalities covered include:
- Files sold as-is
- Photographer will not assist in opening, altering, editing
- Confidentiality of photographer identity
- Attorneys Fees
Average cost for lawyer drafting: $1,200
This contract saves you an average of $901
Template in .doc for easy copy-paste
Highlighted guides and notes for easy fill-in-the-blank customization
Access to TLT KNOWLEDGE BASE - explanations of key contractual provisions so you understand and can explain to your clients
#1 Download instantly via email
#2 Back-up to your digital file system for use in future
#3 Fill-in-the-blank and edit based on guides in the contract
#4 Copy/paste into any online contract signing system or CRM for use!
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Can I edit the contracts?
Yes! They come as .doc files so you can fill-in-the-blank, remove or add what you need. We provide options and headings to easily allow for editing.
Can I use these contracts if not in the US?
TheLawTog®’s contract forms are drafted on general American law-based contract principles and are applicable to many states. Due to variations in law based on location and business policies, the contracts are editable and easily adaptable. If you are a photographer outside the US, the policies may be implemented for your business, but U.S. Federal Copyright laws and other legal theories may not apply. For example, in the United States, unless otherwise contracted, the photographer retains copyright ownership of images. However, in other countries, the law may give the copyright ownership to the client and necessitate a provision for transfer.
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