All material of whatever kind or nature invented, conceived performed, produced, portrayed, developed, written, recorded, created, contributed to or suggested by the Independent Contractor in performance of his or her services for the Company hereunder shall be considered “work-made-for-hire” within the meaning of Title 17 of the United States Code. In addition, all materials invented, conceived, created, written, recorded or developed with the use of the Company’s facilities or materials shall be “work- made-for-hire” within the meaning of Title 17 of the United States Code. All of the results and proceeds of the Independent Contractor’s services for the Company, past, present, and future, shall be considered a “work-made-for-hire” within the meaning of Title 17 of the United States Code. (Collectively such work-made-for-hire shall be referred to as the “Work Product.”) The Company shall be the sole and exclusive author and owner of all rights, including all copyrights, patents (and all extensions and renewals thereof) in and to the Work Product throughout the universe, in perpetuity.
I really HATE signing stuff like this. Nature of the beast, however. For now.