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10:44 Feb 18, 2008
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English to English translations [PRO]
Law: Contract(s) / SERVICE CONTRACT
English term or phrase: transferable
XXXXX has full, permanent, ///transferable,/// non-exclusive freedom, without any royalty obligation to use the works executed by virtue of this contract.

Been asked to verify this document and wondering if "transferable" is acceptable in a service contrat for "transmissible" in French in the original document as both "transmissible" and "transferable" can be used in English for the one word in French.

Transferable is found in legal documents so I guess it could be used here however I would appreciate other opinions.

Thanks for your help.
Ghyslaine LE NAGARD
New Caledonia
Local time: 13:06

Summary of answers provided
3 +3You're right
Jack Doughty



1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
You're right

I'm pretty sure you are correct in thinking it should be transferable, but I hope someone with real legal expertise will confirm this.

Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:06
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 112

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  David Moore: I'm no legal eagle, I freely admit, but I see nothing wrong with this at all.
54 mins
  -> Thank you.

agree  Nelida Kreer: Yes. It follows that if it is non-exclusive, it may be transferred, transmitted, passed on, etc.
17 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  orientalhorizon: In this case, legally, "transferable" or "assignable", but "transferable" is the most commonly used in most cases.
1 day 13 hrs
  -> Thank you.
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