AUBURN UNIVERSITY AUTHORSHIP AND ROYALTY AGREEMENT DISTANCE EDUCATION
The purpose of this document is to establish ownership of marketable electronic-based instructional materials, described below to include: analog or digital recordings on such media as magnetic tape, computer disks, web pages, CD-ROMs, DVDs, and any other accompanying printed materials. This is recognized as a work made for hire and is owned by Auburn University. It is expressly agreed that the University faculty and/or staff identified below as author is entitled to a royalty payment as detailed in Section II below. Ownership is based on the Copyright Law, Title 17 of the United States Code as amended in 1978, and the 1984 Copyright Policy of Auburn University.
This document shall further be used in recording income and direct remuneration to the faculty author as agreed upon with the University. Income shall be processed through the Bursar’s Office. Royalty payments shall be administered through accounts payable and reported to the Internal Revenue Service.
CLAIM TO AUTHORSHIP
Title of Work:
(Name must match name on Social Security Card)
(If yes, attach multiple Author/Royalty forms)
AU Department Address:
Physical Description of Materials: _
The above work was a result of:
A University-assisted individual effort?
A University-assigned effort?
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APPROVAL TO PAY
Vice President for Research
Vice President for Business and Finance
Project Director or Paying Unit
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Please forward a completed copy of this form to Distance Learning, 305 O D Smith Hall, Auburn University, AL 36849.