Intellectual Property Policy

Baxter & Bailey shall retain the ownership of the entire copyright, registered design rights, unregistered design rights, trade and all other intellectual property rights, title and interest of whatsoever nature throughout the world (“the Intellectual Property Rights”) in all work produced by us in the course of any project for which we are commissioned, including, without limitation, all rough designs, finished designs in all media, computer-generated material, models, reports, artwork and presentation visuals.

The Intellectual Property Rights in our work will remain our property until all stages of any project have been completed and paid for in full, at which time, such rights in the completed work may be assigned to the Client in full or in part by agreement, at our absolute discretion.

Any such assignment will not include preparatory work, or designs, concepts and proposals not accepted or taken forward for implementation by the Client and we may at our discretion use any such designs, concepts and proposals for any other purpose, including our work for other clients.

We grant to the Client an exclusive, limited, revocable licence to use the work produced by us for any project for a single use only and strictly for the purposes and in the territories defined in the Client’s original written brief, or as set out in the Proposal. This licence may be revoked by us by written notice to the Client in the event that the Client does not perform any of its obligations to us (including, without limitation, its payment obligations) or uses all or part of the work for purposes and/or in territories which have not been agreed by us. Further or additional use by the Client of the work may be permitted by us at our absolute discretion, subject to our agreement to and payment by the Client of additional fees and expenses to us and licence fees to third parties, such fees to be negotiated in good faith by the parties.

Material commissioned by us from third parties including, without limitation, photography, illustration and models, remains the property and copyright of the party creating the work and unless otherwise agreed with the party creating the work may be used only for the purpose commissioned and in the territories agreed in advance. At the request and cost of the Client, we will endeavour to obtain additional rights in such material, if required. All documents including, without limitation, reports, proposals, working processes, presentations, designs, and supporting materials, estimates of fees and costs produced by us are disclosed in confidence for the sole use of the Client and may not be disclosed to any third party without our prior written consent.

Last updated: 18th October 2021
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