Royalty Agreement

A Royalty Agreement is a document used by a person, known as the Grantor, who owns the property interest in intellectual property, such as copyrighted works or patented inventions, to give permission to someone, known as the Grantee who would like to use the property to make a profit.Intellectual property royalties are payments made by a licensee to a licensor in exchange for the use of the licensor's intellectual property. They are usually a percentage of the net or gross revenue made by the intellectual property, paid on a regular basis to the licensor.A royalty is compensation that the Grantor receives from the Grantee in return for the use of their property.This agreement contains all of the data necessary to sketch an agreement wherein a Grantor receives payment/ compensation, known as a royalty, from a Grantee in exchange for the use of their intellectual property.

Royalty agreements should benefit both the licensor (the person receiving the royalty) and the licensee (the person paying the royalty); for the licensor, a royalty agreement to allow another company to use its product can allow them access to a new market, while for the licensee, an agreement may give them access to products they could not access otherwise.In most license agreements, royalty rates are defined as a percentage of sales or a payment per unit. The many factors that can affect royalty rates include exclusivity of rights, available alternatives, risks involved, market demand, and innovation levels of the products in question.The Royalty contract will include a detailed description of the subject matter (property) and who owns it.The contract will detail the scope and limits of the use of the property.The payments (royalties) will also be included in the contract, when the payments are to be made, how the amount of payments is determined.

 

Terms are essential to a license agreement:

 

1.Definition of Intellectual Property;

 

2.Territory;

 

3.Exclusivity;

 

4.Royalty;

 

5.Right to grant sub-licenses; and

 

6.Revocability.

Documents Required


Passport Photo

Passport photo of all parties.


PAN Card

PAN card of all parties.


Aadhar Card

Aadhar card of all parties.


Utility Bill

Utility bill of Electricity or Telephone.


Address Proof

Valid Address Proof of all the parties.


Licence

Valid Driving Licence of all the parties.


Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions between the parties.


Other Documents

Other documents will be intimated through e-mail.

FAQ

Royalties are payments that buy the right to use someone else's property.

A Royalty Agreement is a document used by a person, known as the Grantor, who owns the property interest in intellectual property, such as copyrighted works or patented inventions, to give permission to someone, known as the Grantee who would like to use the property to make a profit.

Yes, Royalty Agreements must be in writing. It is vital that the terms of the license be captured in writing and explicitly agreed between the parties.

A royalty is a legally-binding Agreement made to pay an individual, for the ongoing use of his or her originally-created assets.

The royalty to be paid is calculated on the basis of Agreement. Usually, it is calculated as a royalty percentage – a portion of the gross or net revenue gained through the exploitation of the licensor's IP. It can also be expressed as a fixed value.

A Royalty Agreement allows others to use the property, giving the owner the benefit of an income from this use. Royalties also protect the buyer from claims by the owner for improper use.