Copyright agreement on the transfer and transfer of copyright. Since a transfer is not a direct sale and there may be many years before the termination and return to the original copyright holder, registering copyright works with the U.S. Copyright Office and registering transfers and terminations can protect you from cancellation or infringement of your copyright. 2. All exclusive copyright rights, including the subdivision of one of the section 106 rights, may be transferred in accordance with Point 1 and are separate. The holder of a particular exclusive right is entitled, to the extent of that right, to all the protection and remedy that is granted to the copyright holder through this title. The transfer of copyright can become extremely complex. For example, critics argue that copyright in scientific research is largely ineffective in its proposed use, but that it is also wrongly acquired in many cases and is in practice contrary to its fundamental objective of protecting authors and other scientific research. Plan S requires authors and their respective institutions to retain copyrights to articles without transferring them to publishers; also supported by OA2020. [Note 4] The researchers found no evidence of the need for a transfer of copyright for publication or, in all cases, where a publishing house exercised copyright in the best interests of the authors.
Although one of the publishers` arguments in favour of copyright transfer is that they allow them to defend authors against copyright infringement, [Note 5] Publishers can assume this responsibility even if copyright remains in the hands of the author, as is the policy of the Royal Society. [Note 6] Copyright seems simple at first glance, but if the different copyright rights are awarded individually instead of the whole, the support of an experienced intellectual property lawyer is needed. Copyright transfer agreements are a means of regulating copyright on the basis of copyright. Since the advent of digital publishing, several commentators have drawn attention to the benefits of copyright protected copyright  and publishers have begun to implement it with licensing agreements, with the author retaining copyright and giving the publisher permission (exclusive or not) to reproduce and disseminate the work.