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The sale of a copyright results in an "assignment" of the intellectual property rights embodied in the copyright, not to mention the power to enforce those rights. This may vary, depending upon what country you're in, the type of material copyrighted (literature, sound recordings, sculpture, etc), and depending upon how old the material is, whether you are aware of any pre-existing infringements, whether the copyright is already registered, if there are any joint owners, whether it is a "work for hire," etc.

Because of the potential complexities involved, it may be wise to seek competent legal counsel. An intellectual property attorney will help you explore the value of your rights, various alternatives to "sale," such as exclusive or non-exclusive licenses, and assist in preparing the necessary papers to carry out your informed wishes.

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