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DOCUMENT TITLE: ASSIGNMENT
SUBJECT: Transfer of all right, title and interest in 7,730 copyrighted works from Author's Family Trust-B to the corporation known as "Church of Spiritual Technology" (CST)
PARTIES: Norman F. Starkey, Trustee of Author's Family Trust-B; Meade Emory and Sherman Lenske, architects of the probate and corporate restructuring, and drafters of the "ASSIGNMENT"; Sherman Lenske, Stephen Lenske, and Lawrence E. Heller, Special Directors of CST at the time of the ASSIGNMENT, as "consultants" to Starkey (Trustee of both Author's Family Trust-A and Author's Family Trust-B), and as "Trust Protectors"


BACKGROUND AND NOTES

This document is the 30 November 1993 Assignment of all copyright ownership from Norman F. Starkey as Trustee of Author's Family Trust-B to the corporation known as "Church of Spiritual Technology" (CST), followed by its two attachments.

The notarization date on this Assignment conflicts with the Library of Congress Copyright Office record which has the date of this as 29 November 1993 for this transaction, as shown here:

   V2927 P669 THRU 679          (COHD)
   RECORDED:  13Dec93
   EXECUTED:  29Nov93
   PARTY 1: Norman F.  Starkey, trustee, Author's Family Trust-B.
   PARTY 2: Church of Spiritual Technology (Los Angeles)
   NOTE: Model of OT ship organization and operation based on 7
         division system & 7,730 other titles. Transfer of copyright.
   FULL DOCUMENT RANGE: (In V2927 P238-724)

The Copyright Office record above says this transaction was a "Transfer of copyright," whereas this document is titled "ASSIGNMENT," which could lead to some confusion. But Black's Law Dictionary, 5th Edition says an assignment is: "A transfer...of the whole of any property... . It includes transfers of all kinds of property."

Attachment A is the Affidavit of the Trustee, Starkey, which is also on this site separately, listed in the chronological Documents index at the date it was executed.

Attachment B was several hundred pages long. It was a list of all the 7,731 titles transferred in this transaction. Only four sample pages are included in this text file. To see the complete list of copyright titles owned by CST, see our report on the copyrights.

Also, there is a database available on the internet that contains all the titles transferred in this transaction. The database--Library of Congress data on CofS Copyright transfers--is available in several formats, at http://fzint.org/downloads/index.htm (scroll down the page to find it).

Here is the Assignment document and its attachments:



                                                   ASSIGNMENT


     WHEREAS, L. Ron Hubbard was the author of and owned all right
title and interest in a body of works, both published and unpublished
(hereinafter the "Works").

     WHEREAS, all right, title and interest in the Works, as assets of
the estate of L. Ron Hubbard, were transferred pursuant to the
Judgment Of Final Distribution On Waiver Of Accounting And For
Allowance Of Attorney's Fees For Ordinary Services And Judgment Of
Final Distribution, dated January 3, 1989, issued by the Superior
Court of the County of San Luis Obispo, State of California, to Norman
F. Starkey, Trustee of the Author's Family Trust-B, an Inter-Vivos
Trust established January 23, 1986, 6515 Sunset Boulevard, Los
Angeles, California 90028 (hereinafter the "Trustee").

     WHEREAS, the copyrights in certain of the Works, listed in
Attachment B hereto, both published and unpublished, were registered
in the Copyright Office (hereinafter the "Registered Works").

     WHEREAS, all right, title and interest in the Works, including
the copyright registrations for the Registered Works, and any pending
applications for copyright registration of the Works, both in the
United States and abroad, are now owned by the Trustee.

     WHEREAS, the documents attached hereto as Attachment A,
evidencing the transfer of all right, title and interest in the Works
from the Estate of L. Ron Hubbard to the Trustee, were recorded in the
Assignments and Documentation Division of the United States Copyright
Office on February 14, 1989.

     WHEREAS, Church of Spiritual Technology (hereinafter "CST"), is a
non-profit religious corporation, organized under the laws of the
State of California, having an address at 419 N. Larchmont, No. 162,
Los Angeles, California.

     WHEREAS, the Trustee wishes to assign all rights of the Trustee
of any kind in the Works, both in the United States and abroad, to
CST, including the rights of the Trustee in the copyright
registrations for the Registered Works and in any pending applications
for copyright registration of the Works and CST wishes to have a
recordable document evidencing the ownership of all rights of any kind
in the Works by CST, both in the United States and abroad, including
ownership of the rights in the copyright registrations for the
Registered Works and in any pending applications for registration of
the Works.

     NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and other good
and sufficient consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are
hereby ackowledged, the Trustee hereby transfers to CST all right,
title and interest of the Trustee in the Works, both in the United
States and abroad, including the copyright registrations for the
Registered Works and any pending applications for copyright
registration of the Works, along with any rights that the Trustee may
have to recover for past infringement of any rights regarding the
Works, including all rights of the Trustee under the copyright
registrations and any pending applications for copyright registration
identified in Attachment B hereto.

     By:    [signature]
     ____________________________________
     Norman F. Starkey, Trustee
     Author's Family Trust-B,
     an Inter-Vivos Trust established January 23, 1986

STATE OF CALIFORNIA           )
                              )
COUNTY OF Los Angeles         )

On this 30th day of November, in the year 1993, before me, the
undersigned, a Notary Public in and for said State, personally
appeared Norman F. Starkey, personally known to me (or proved to me on
the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person whose name is
subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she
executed the same in his/her authorized capacity, and that by his/her
signature on the instrument the person, or the entity upon behalf of
which the person acted, excecuted the instrument.

WITNESS my hand and official seal.

[signature of Ryland G. Hawkins]
_______________________________________

My Commission Expires: 29 NOV '96

[STAMP: "Ryland G. Hawkins, Los Angeles County "]



ATTACHMENT A

AFFIDAVIT OF EXECUTOR


     I, NORMAN F. STARKEY, being duly sworn, depose and say:

     1. On January 24, 1986, L. RON HUBBARD, also known as LAFAYETTE
RONALD HUBBARD, died testate, a resident of the County of San Luis
Obispo, State of California.

     2. His last Will and Testament was duly admitted to probate on
February 18, 1986 in the Superior Court of the County of San Luis
Obispo, State of California, Probate Case No. 20885. The aforesaid
Will appointed me as Executor and named NORMAN F. STARKEY, TRUSTEE OF
THE AUTHOR'S FAMILY TRUST-B, AN INTER-VIVOS TRUST ESTABLISHED JANUARY
23, 1986 as sole legatee thereunder. I have heretofore duly qualified
as Executor, and am now acting as such.

     3.  The estate of L. RON HUBBARD has been fully administered. All
taxes, debts and expenses in connection therewith have heretofore been
duly paid or duly waived, and pursuant to a Decree of Distribution
dated January 3, 1989, issued by the Superior Court of the County of
San Luis Obispo, State of California, a certified copy of which is
hereto annexed, the remaining assets of the estate, including all
right, title and interest in and to all of the copyrightable works of
L. Ron Hubbard, also known as Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, have been
transferred to NORMAN F. STARKEY, TRUSTEE OF THE AUTHOR'S FAMILY
TRUST-B, AN INTER-VIVOS TRUST ESTABLISHED JANUARY 23, 1986 as sole
legatee. NORMAN F. STARKEY, TRUSTEE OF THE AUTHOR'S FAMILY TRUST-B, AN
INTER-VIVOS TRUST ESTABLISHED JANUARY 23, 1986, has succeeded to all
right, title and interest of L. Ron Hubbard, also known as Lafayette
Ronald Hubbard, and his estate.

     [signature]
     __________________________________
     Norman F. Starkey
     Executor of the Estate of
     L. Ron Hubbard, also known as
     Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, Deceased

STATE OF CALIFORNIA      )
                         )
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES    )

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 4th day of January, 1989

[signature of Ryland G. Hawkins]
______________________________________
     Notary Public

[SEAL:  "Ryland G. Hawkins, Los Angeles County "]



ATTACHMENT B--LIST OF REGISTERED WORKS

[NOTE: Only four sample pages from Attachment B (which is nearly 400
pages long} are reproduced here.]

1. BASE ORDER 29R 13 JUNE 1967 REVISED 5 DECEMBER 1988 MODEL OF O.T.
SHIP ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION BASED ON 7 DIVISION SYSTEM
REG. NO. TX 2-713-889

2. BASE ORDER 42 15 JUNE 1970 (REISSUED 22 JUNE 1988...) BASIC SO
DUTIES
REG. NO. TX 2-511-936

3. ABOUT ART
REG. NO. TX 3-538-302

4. ACADEMY OF SCIENTOLOGY INSTRUCTIONS AND INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS IN
HCA VALIDATION OR SPECIAL COMMUNCIATION COURSES
REGISTRATION NO. A 327903 RENEWAL NO. RE 274-415

5. ACC CLEAR PROCEDURE
REG. NO. A 359396 RENEWAL NO. RE 274-418

6. ACC PREPARATORY MANUAL FOR ADVANCED STUDENTS IN SCIENTOLOGY
REG. NO. A 30349 RENEWAL NO. RE 319-187

7. ADVANCED PROCEDURE AND AXIOMS
REG. NO. aa 204347 RENEWAL NO. RE 29-964

8. ADVANCED PROCEDURE AND AXIOMS
REG. NO. TX 2-701-403

9. ALL ABOUT RADIATION
REG. NO. TX 1-712-791

10. ALL ABOUT RADIATION
REG. NO. TX 2-767-226

11. ART
REG. NO. TX 3-423-034

12. ASSISTS
REG. NO. TX 2-167-792

13. ASSISTS PROCESSING HANDBOOK
REG. NO. TX 3-501-435

14. AUDITING RUNDOWNS SUBJECT VOLUME 3
REG. NO. TX 3-100-326

15. BACKGROUND & CEREMONIES OF THE FOUNDING CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY
REG. NO. TX 1-917-583

16. BASIC DIANETICS PICTURE BOOK, THE
REG. NO. A 334489  CA NO. 2-478-865

17. BASIC DIANETICS PICTURE BOOK, THE
REG. NO. TX 3-235-107

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521. CENTRAL BUREAUX ORDER 559RC 31 JANUARY 1979 REVISED 8 APRIL 1989
BRANCH PROCEDURES AND ACTION
REG. NO. TX 2-675-938

522. CENTRAL BUREAUX ORDER 601R 27 SEPTEMBER 1979 REVISED 9 APRIL 1989
AVC MOTTO
REG. NO. TX 2-711-613

523. CENTRAL BUREAUX ORDER 787 29 SEPTEMBER 1988 THE HOTLINE
NEWSLETTER
REG. NO. TX 2-684-077

524. CENTRAL BUREAUX ORDER 806 15 DECEMBER 1988 COORDINATION OF
NETWORK TRAFFIC
REG. NO. TX 2-663-944

525. CENTRAL BUREAUX ORDER 852 25 JANUARY 1990 GENERAL SECRETARY
FOR ASIA HAT
REG. NO. TX 2-913-620

526. CENTRAL BUREAUX ORDER 855 8 MARCH 1990 TRAVEL
REG. NO. TX 2-913-621

527. HCO BULLETIN OF DECEMBER 3, 1964 SCIENTOLOGY VI SOLO AUDITING AND
R6 EW SOLO AUDITING
REG. NO. TX 1-378-903  RENEWAL NO. RE 599-995

528. HCO BULLETIN OF 16 NOVEMBER 1981 THE SUNSHINE RUNDOWN,
INSTRUCTION
REG. NO. TXU 303-384

529. CENTRAL OFFICE OF LRH ED 558 7 AUGUST 1978 URGENT MARKETING
PROGRAM
REG. NO. TXU 115-300

530. HUBBARD PROFESSIONAL MARK SUPER VII E-METER COMPUTER PROGRAM
SOURCE CODE
REG. NO. TX 2-622-397

531. CLEARING COURSE SERIES
REG. NO. TXU 303-383

532. EXCERPTS FROM LRH ARCHIVE DOCUMENTS
REG. NO. TXU 295-918

533. NED FOR OTS SERIES
REG. NO. TXU 257-326  CA NO. TXU 257-527

534. NEW OT I SERIES
REG. NO. TXU 303-385

535. NEW OT IV SERIES
REG. NO. TXU 303-387

536. OT I AND ATTACHMENT 21 JULY 1968
REG. NO. TXU 303-382

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537. OT II SERIES
REG. NO. TXU 303-388

538. OT III SERIES
REG. NO. TXU 290-496

539. POWER SERIES
REG. NO. TXU 303-386

540. R6EW SERIES
REG. NO. TXU 303-381

541. ACADEMY OF SCIENTOLOGY EXPANDED GRADES LEVEL II MATERIALS
REG. NO. TX 3-389-501

542. ACADEMY OF SCIENTOLOGY PERSONNEL EFFICIENCY COURSE, THE
REG. NO. A 307909  RENEWAL NO. RE 259-445

543. ACADEMY OF SCIENTOLOGY THE EXTENSION DIVISION OF THE HUBBARD
CLEARING SCIENTOLOGIST COURSE - G TABLET
REG. NO. A 507355  RENEWAL NO. RE 431-657

544. ACADEMY OF SCIENTOLOGY THE EXTENSION DIVISION OF THE HUBBARD
CERTIFIED AUDITOR COURSE LESSONS 1A TO 20A
REG. NO. A 391603  RENEWAL NO. RE 274-422

545. ACADEMY OF SCIENTOLOGY THE EXTENSION DIVISION OF THE HUBBARD
CERTIFIED AUDITOR COURSE, LESSONS 1C-20C
REG. NO. A 391604  RENEWAL NO. RE 362-786

546. ACADEMY OF SCIENTOLOGY THE EXTENSION DIVISION OF THE HUBBARD
CLEARING SCIENTOLOGIST COURSE, LESSONS 1H TO 20H
REG. NO. A 391599  RENEWAL NO. RE 274-420

547. ADVANCED PROCEDURE AND AXIOMS EXTENSION COURSE
REG. NO. TX 2-851-657

548. ALL ABOUT RADIATION EXTENSION COURSE
REG. NO. TX 3-160-172

549. ALLERGY OR ASTHMA RUNDOWN AUDITOR COURSE
REG. NO. TX 2-808-859

550. ANATOMY OF THE HUMAN MIND COURSE, THE
REG. NO. A 490776  RENEWAL NO. RE 431-685

551. ART EXTENSION COURSE
REG. NO. TX 3-423-620

552. BASIC STUDY MANUAL
REG. NO. A 386190

553. BASIC STUDY MANUAL
REG. NO. TX 3-006-763

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5919. HCO TRAINING BULLETIN OF 15 JULY 1957 8-C ON STUDENTS
REG. NO. TX 1-112-181  RENEWAL NO. RE 267-827
VOL 2927 PAGE 621

5920. HCO TRAINING BULLETIN OF 17 JULY 1957 CHANGES IN TRAINING DRILLS
REG. NO. TX 1-278-900  RENEWAL NO. RE 267-861

5921. HCO TRAINING BULLETIN OF SEPTEMBER 3, 1957 HCA-MPA COURSE
PROCESSES
REG. NO. TX 1-129-936  RENEWAL NO. RE 267-841

5922. HCO TRAINING BULLETIN OF SEPTEMBER 4, 1957 STABLE DATA FOR
INSTRUCTORS
REG. NO. TX 1-114-753  RENEWAL NO. RE 267-840

5923. CORRECTION SHEET ON TR'S AMD PROCESSES FOR HCO TRAINING BULLETIN
OF JUNE 11TH, 1957
REG. NO. A 317962  RENEWAL NO. RE 340-321

5924. LRH ED 270-1 INT 5 JANUARY 1976 FLAG FSM COMMISSIONS FOR
TRAINING
REG. NO. TX 2-533-714

5925. ABILITY   1 MAJOR
REG. NO. B 525938  RENEWAL NO. RE 160-929

5926. ABILITY  15
REG. NO. B 590495  RENEWAL NO. RE 159-771

5927. ABILITY  16
REG. NO. B 590496  RENEWAL NO. RE 159-770

5928. ABILITY  17
REG. NO. B 590497  RENEWAL NO. RE 159-765

5929. ABILITY  18
REG. NO. B 592888  RENEWAL NO. RE 159-767

5930. ABILITY  20
REG. NO. B 590498  RENEWAL NO. RE 159-766

5931. ABILITY  21
REG. NO. B 590499  RENEWAL NO. RE 208-713

5932. ABILITY  22
REG. NO. B 590500  RENEWAL NO. RE 208-714

5933. ABILITY  23
REG. NO. B 590501  RENEWAL NO. RE 208-715

5934. ABILITY  24
REG. NO. B 590502  RENEWAL NO. RE 208-716

5935. ABILITY  25
REG. NO. B 590503  RENEWAL NO. RE 208-717


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