What Happens to My Copyrights When I Die?

CMRS Law Copyright

When an individual dies, their assets are distributed to family members, friends, charities, or other beneficiaries designated in a Will or Trust, or to heirs, as determined by state intestacy laws.  These assets generally include personal property such as furniture, jewelry, and fine china. What about intangible property, such as Copyrights? Copyrights, while considered intangible property, are also personal property. …