Certificate of Authorship - Original Work

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This Certification of Authorship is a declaration by an author of a screenplay that the work is completely original. This certificate also sets out that the author is the owner of all copyrights in the material. This legal form is for use in your state and available for immediate download.

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This Certificate of Authorship is a declaration by an author that all literary work relating to a screenplay was written by the author and is completely original. This Certificate sets forth the title of the original screenplay and that the author is the owner of any and all rights in that screenplay. A written Certificate of Authorship will prove invaluable in the event there are questions as to a screenplay’s originality.

This Certificate of Authorship contains the following:
  • Author: Identities the author of the original screenplay and the screenplay’s title;
  • Certification: The author certifies that the screenplay is an original work written by the author and that all rights in the screenplay (including copyrights) belong to the author;
  • Signature: The author must sign the document in the presence of a notary public.

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This attorney-prepared packet contains:
  1. General Information
  2. Certificate of Ownership – Long Form
State Law Compliance: This form complies with the laws of your state
Number of Pages2
DimensionsDesigned for Letter Size (8.5" x 11")
EditableYes (.doc, .wpd and .rtf)
UsageUnlimited number of prints
Product number#27960
This is the content of the form and is provided for your convenience. It is not necessarily what the actual form looks like and does not include the information, instructions and other materials that come with the form you would purchase. An actual sample can also be viewed by clicking on the "Sample Form" near the top left of this page.
I, __________, hereby certify that all literary material of whatever kind or nature, written or to be written, furnished or to be furnished, by me and all of the results and proceeds of my services relating to the original screenplay entitled “ _________________________” aka “________________________” (all such literary material being referred to collectively herein as the Material”) was written by me and is wholly original.  
I hereby acknowledge that I am the sole and exclusive Owner of all rights of every kind or nature, whether now known or hereafter devised (including all copyrights and all extensions and renewals of copyrights) in and to the Material, with the right to make such uses thereof throughout the universe and such changes therein as I may deem necessary or desirable.
I hereby warrant and represent that I have the right to execute this document and that, the Material is original with me and, to the best of my knowledge does not and shall not defame or disparage any person or entity or infringe upon or violate the rights of privacy, publicity, infliction of emotional distress or any other rights of any kind or nature whatsoever of any person or entity, and is not the subject of any pending, suspected or threatened litigation or of any claim that might give rise to litigation.  I hereby represent and warrant that I have not granted or transferred any rights in or to the Material to any third party, and that there has been no publication or other use of the Material anywhere in the universe.
[Name of Author]
STATE OF ______________         )
COUNTY OF ____________         )
On this ____ day of ____________, 20____, before me, the undersigned, a notary public in and for said State, personally appeared _______, known to me or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the persons who executed the within instrument in my presence.
Witness my hand and official seal,
_______________________________ (seal)
Notary Public
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