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Specimen Agreements

What you need to know

The MU produces a range of Specimen Agreements and explanatory notes, which are offered free to members, to act as a guide to the content of these types of agreement.

The subjects covered by these include:

  • Partnership
  • Recording
  • Publishing
  • Management
  • Distribution
  • Merchandising
  • Production
  • Co-writing
  • Sync licensing

Copies of these Specimen Agreements are available from your Regional Office.

Any recommendation or other information on any area of the Site is used by you at your own risk. Template agreements (whether labelled as 'specimen', 'standard' or otherwise) are strictly for information purposes only and not intended for use.

The content of the Site is for general guidance only and should not be regarded as constituting legal or business advice or opinion.

Legal and business advice should be sought and taken in relation to the specific circumstances of each case and nothing appearing on this Site is intended to be a substitute for obtaining specific legal and/or business advice from a competent professional.

Related downloads

Specimen Management Agreement (PDF 224.77 bytes)

Notes to Specimen Management Agreement (PDF 30.16 bytes)

Specimen Co-Writing Agreement (PDF 171.36 bytes)

Notes to Co-Writing Agreement (PDF 19.29 bytes)

Specimen Distribution Agreement (PDF 172.75 bytes)

Notes to Distribution Agreement (PDF 25.81 bytes)

Specimen Merchandising Agreement (PDF 358.97 bytes)

Notes to Merchandising Agreement (PDF 28.51 bytes)

Specimen Partnership Deed (PDF 282.95 bytes)

Notes to Partnership Deed (PDF 26.5 bytes)

Specimen Production Agreement (PDF 409.22 bytes)

Notes to Production Agreement (PDF 35.74 bytes)

Specimen Publishing Agreement (PDF 555.64 bytes)

Notes to Publishing Agreement (PDF 35.89 bytes)

Specimen Recording Agreement (PDF 460.54 bytes)

Notes to Recording Agreement (PDF 46.08 bytes)