I understand your frustration and your only option here, as the attorney may have pointed out, is to sell your royalty rights to someone else, that is unless the royalty agreement/contract you signed specifies the rights are non-transferrable. If the contract does not specify you cannot transfer those rights, then you need to look for someone to sell the rights to and they you would pay taxes on that sale (unless you show a loss, which a good accountant would do) but you would be done with it. Also, before you make this decision, I would also discuss it with a financial planner to do the amortization to determine what you will get over your lifetime compared to the cost in taxes to determine if it is a wise or foolhardy move.
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