If you ever transact business and are utilizing someone else’s copyright as an integral part of the transaction, you better be certain that you have a copyright authorization to protect your financial interests.
There are many cases where the courts have come down hard on copyright violators. In fact, a recent court case awarded $10 million dollars for a copyright violation. You should be sure that you aren’t exposing yourself like others have and do your best to secure the proper copyright protection.
The following copyright authorization form is a free download (PDF or DOC) that you can use for your business.