Date: 13 Apr 2000 08:48:03 -0000
From: Anonymous-Remailer@See.Comment.Header (Legal Archives)
Subject: CST Legal Papers 09 Assignment and Assumption
1. This "Assignment and Assupmtion" is the document wherein Norman
Starkey transfers to the CORPORATION known as "Church of Spiritual
Technology" (CST) ALL of the licensing agreements Starkey had earlier
made with the corporation known as "Religious Technology Center" (RTC)
for use of the Advanced Technology.
2. CST is NOT a church; it is a CORPORATION. Ref. U.S. Claims Court
No. 581-88T, Judge Bruggink:
"CST is not a church...CST represents that it
is a religious corporation organized to
accomplish the activities of a church. Despite
its name, CST is not itself a church... ."
3. IMPORTANT: In the licensing agreements referred to in this
document, NO COPYRIGHTS ARE ASSIGNED OR TRANSFERRED TO RTC. Only the
rights to USE and SUBLICENSE the Advanced Technology to other
organizations is granted.
4. Date this document was executed: 29 November 1993
Here is the document:
ASSIGNMENT AND ASSUMPTION (RTC)
This Assignment and Assumption (RTC) is made and effective this
29th day of November, 1993, by and between NORMAN F. STARKEY, Trustee
of Author's Family Trust-B ("Assignor"), and CHURCH OF SPIRITUAL
TECHNOLOGY, a California nonprofit religious corporation ("Assignee").
Reference is made to the following described agreements between
NORMAN F. STARKEY, as Executor of the Will of L. Ron Hubbard or as
Trustee of Author's Family Trust, and RELIGIOUS TECHNOLOGY CENTER, a
California nonprofit religious corporation ("Agreements"):
(a) License Agreement September 17, 1987
(b) Advanced Technology
Covenant-Estate/RTC November 30, 1988
(c) Addendum to Advanced
Estate/RTC May 13, 1991
L. Ron Hubbard died on January 24, 1986, and NORMAN F. STARKEY
was appointed Executor of his Will by the San Luis Obispo County
Superior Court on February 18, 1986. On January 3, 1989, said Superior
Court ordered distribution of the estate of L. Ron Hubbard, including
ownership of various interests in the Advanced Technology, the subject
matter of the Agreements, to Assignor [Starkey]. The agreement by and
between Assignor [Starkey] and L. Ron Hubbard, dated January 23, 1986,
establishing Author's Family Trust-B, requires distribution to
Assignee [CST] of all assets held in trust by Assignor [Starkey].
In consideration of Assignee's [CST'S] agreement to perform all
of the obligations of Assignor [Starkey], if any, under the
Agreements, Assignor [Starkey] hereby assigns, transfers and sets over
to Assignee [CST] all of his right, title and interest in the
Assignee [CST], in consideration of the foregoing assignment and
transfer by Assignor [Starkey], hereby assumes and agrees, on behalf
of Assignor [Starkey], to perform the obligations, if any, imposed
upon Assignor [Starkey] under each of the Agreements.
Notice of this Assignment shall be given by Assignee [CST].
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Assignment and
Assumption as of the date first above written.
NORMAN F. STARKEY,
Trustee of Author's Family Trust-B
The foregoing Assignment and Assumption is hereby accepted and
agreed to in accordance with its terms.
CHURCH OF SPIRITUAL TECHNOLOGY
RUSSELL BELLIN, Its President
JANE McNAIRN, Its Secretary