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Sample Non-Exclusive License to Use Copyrighted Materials

 
NON-EXCLUSIVE COPYRIGHT LICENSE
 
  
This Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made by and between ______________________ (“Owner”), and University of North Carolina at Charlotte ("University").
 
                                                      RECITALS
 
A. The University, a non-profit organization, periodically employs private entities to create materials for the Universities’ use such as photographs, designs, and creative works.
 
B. Owner owns the copyright to these materials, e.g., photographs, bookplate designs, other designs, etc. relating to the above described activities of the University and is willing to allow the University to copy and utilize such materials under the terms herein set forth.
 
NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and promises herein contained, the Owner and the University agree as follows:
 
1. This Agreement shall be effective as of _________________.
 
2. Owner hereby grants the University a non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty-free, perpetual and irrevocableright and license to copy and distribute, display, and perform certain materials described and/or included in Attachment A (the “Work”), in whole or in part. and to incorporate the Work, in whole or in part, into other works (the “Derivative Works”) for the University’s use, including, but not limited to, reproduction and distribution in University’s printed and electronic materials and posting of the Work on the University’s Web site(s).
 
3. All right, title, and interest in the Work, including without limitation, any copyright, shall remain with Owner.
 
4. The University shall own the copyright in the Derivative Works.
 
5. This Agreement may be terminated by the written agreement of both parties. In the event that either party shall be in default of its material obligations under this Agreement and shall fail to remedy such default within sixty (60) days after receipt of written notice thereof, this Agreement shall terminate upon expiration of the sixty (60) day period.
 
6. Attachment A is incorporated herein and made a part hereof for all purposes.
 
7.  Owner warrants and represents that it has the full right, power, and authority to enter into this Agreement and to grant the rights granted herein; and that the University’s inclusion and use of the Work will not violate any rights of any kind or nature whatsoever of any third party.  Owner shall indemnify and hold harmless the University, its successors, assigns and licensees, and the respective officers, directors, agents, and employees, from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fee), arising out of or in any way connected with any breach of any representation or warranty made by Owner herein.
 
8. This Agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between the parties concerning the Work and all other prior negotiations, agreements, representations and understandings are superseded hereby.
 
9. This Agreement shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and of the State of North Carolina.
 
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused their duly authorized representatives to execute this Agreement.
 
[Full Name of Owner]
 
            By:                  ______________________________
 
            [Name]          ______________________________
 
            [Title]              ______________________________
 
            Date:               ______________________________
 
 
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
 
            By:                  ______________________________
 
            [Name]          ______________________________
 
            [Title]              ______________________________
 
            Date:               ______________________________
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