I occasionally do part time design work ...

Asked by Anonymous on 03-03-2020 21:33:53
Question posted in the Intellectual Property Law category relating to Gauteng
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I occasionally do part-time design work where I create designs for customers to whom I furnish all the relevant documents and designs. A customer has included the following clause in intellectual property assignment contract:

FURTHER ASSURANCE1. The Assignor shall perform (or procure the performance of) all further acts and things,and execute and deliver (or procure the execution or delivery of) all further documents, required by law or which the Assignee requests, to vest in the Assignee the full benefit of the right, title and interest assigned to the Assignee under this agreement.2. The Assignor irrevocably appoints the Assignee to be its attorney in its name and on it's behalf to execute documents, use the Assignor’s name and do all things which are necessary or desirable for the Assignee to obtain for itself or its nominee the full benefit of clause 1.

Question.Could the above open me up to possible unforseen problems as I am uncomfortable with the assignment of the power of attorney in clause 2.

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