To transfer copyrights with a contract settled by Useme, you have two options:
- using a license
- using a copyright protocol
How to grant the license in Useme?
When you grant the license to the client, you give the client the right to use the assigned work for a period of 15 years. The scope of transferring the copyright is the same as the case of signing the protocol. Transfer the copyright under license does not require any additional document. The direct copyright transfer to your client. Meanwhile, you still have the option to resell the work to other clients.
When to use the license
A license is an option for paying less tax even the client does not require transfer copyright. The license in Useme is non-exclusive. This allows you to resell the work to other clients.
How to use the license
When complete the form “Bill my client” select “License” in the “copyright transfer” field. The amount of tax may change. The change of the tax amount only applies to Polish citizens and residents. However, if the types of your work do not have the possibility of transferring the copyright. You can click here for the list of acceptable work.
How to transfer copyright by protocol?
Transfer the copyright to the client does not have a time limit—the process required to print and sign a copy of the protocol for each contract. The copyright is transferred to Useme then to your client.
When to use copyright transfer protocol?
Choose protocol if your client clearly states that they need this document or want to make sure that you do not resell the finished work to anyone.
How to use protocol?
Select “Protocol” in the field “Transfer of copyright” while filling the “Bill my client” form. The tax amount may change(For the type of work that does not apply to proprietary copyright is not possible, you can find it here). The change of tax amount only applies to Polish citizens and residents. You will receive a protocol from us. You must print the form, sign it, scanned the paper, and upload the form to the job deal via a link or an appropriate button.
How set up a copyright transfer in a contract and receive a protocol?
If you want to transfer copyright by sending an invoice without a company, check the “Copyright transfer” box. We will send an email with the title “Protocol of transfer of copyright to the contract..” contain the link to download the document. The protocol is also available in your profile. Check dashboard-job deal- relevant contract. The form is structured to apply to all types of work on our site and cannot be edited.
How and where to upload the copyright transfer protocol?
Use the link that we sent in the message “Copyright transfer protocol..” after downloading the form, print it, sign it, and scan it. You can also do it directly from your account—log in to your account-dashboard- deal-relevant deals.
Useme tip: If you still have not received any email from us, you can find the form from your profile.