All intellectual property rights to the results resulting from the assignment belong to the Designer. Insofar as such a right can only be acquired by filing or registering, only the Designer is authorised to do so, unless otherwise agreed. "Intellectual property rights" is expressly understood to mean: copyrights, database rights, related rights, trademark rights, design rights, patents, domain name rights, know-how, trade knowledge, trade secrets and all similar rights, wherever in the world arise, whether or not subject to registration and including applications therefor.
The parties may agree that the rights referred to in the first paragraph shall be transferred in whole or in part to the Client. This transfer and any conditions under which the transfer takes place are always recorded in writing. Until the moment of transfer and payment of the agreed fee, a right of use is granted as provided for in Article 5 of these General Terms and Conditions.
The Designer has the right at all times to mention or remove his/her name on, at, or in publicity around the result of the assignment – in the manner customary for that result. The Client is not permitted to publish or reproduce the result without the Designer's prior permission without mentioning the Designer's name.
Unless otherwise agreed, the (originals of the) results (such as designs, design sketches, concepts, advice, reports, budgets, estimates, specifications, working drawings, illustrations, photographs, prototypes, models, moulds, (partial) products, films, (audio and video) presentations, source codes, source files and other materials or (electronic) files, etc.) created by the Designer in the context of the assignment remain the property of the Designer, regardless of whether they have been made available to the Client or to third parties. The parties may agree on a fee to be agreed upon for the transfer of the aforementioned results.
After completion of the assignment, the Client and the Designer have no obligation towards each other to retain the (originals of the) results as referred to in 4.4 created by the Designer, unless otherwise agreed.