Outlines the details to use copyrighted music in other products.
This Music License Agreement (this "Agreement") is made effective as of Month Day, Year between Copyright Owner and Licensee.
In the Agreement, the party who is granting the right to use the licensed property will be referred to as "Copyright Owner", and the party who is receiving the right to use the licensed property will be referred to as "Licensee".
WHEREAS, the Copyright Owner owns the copyright, publishing rights and all other related rights in and to certain Music, and
WHEREAS, the Licensee desires to obtain certain rights to the Music for using it in Use of Requested Music.
GRANT OF LICENSE. Copyright Owner hereby represents that it owns Product Being Licensed. In accordance with this Agreement, the Copyright Owner hereby grants, free of charge, to the Licensee, its successors and assigns the right, a non-exclusive license and privilege to use the Music. Copyright Owner retains title and ownership of the Product Being Licensed.
RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS. Copyright Owner reserves unto itself all rights of every kind and nature except those specifically granted to Licensee herein. The Licensee shall be solely responsible for providing all funding and technical expertise for the recording and synchronization of the music and shall be the sole owner of the product in which the Music is used and all proprietary rights in and to it; except, such ownership shall not include ownership of the copyrights and/or publishing rights in and to the Music or any other rights to the Music not specifically granted. The Licensee shall identify the Copyright Owner as the owner of the Music on the packaging and in all promotional literature and advertisements for its product. The Licensee does not undertake an obligation to use this license, which is non-exclusive.
MODIFICATIONS. Licensee may/may not modify or change the Product Being Licensed in the following manner/in any manner.
ARBITRATION. All disputes under this Agreement that cannot be resolved by the parties shall be submitted to arbitration under the rules and regulations of the American Arbitration Association. Either party may invoke this paragraph after providing 30 days written notice to the other party. All costs of arbitration shall be divided equally between the parties. Any award may be enforced by a court of law.
TRANSFER OF RIGHTS. This Agreement shall be binding on any successors of the parties.
ENTIRE AGREEMENT. This Agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties and there are no other promises or conditions in any other agreement whether oral or written. This Agreement supersedes any prior written or oral agreements between the parties.
SEVERABILITY. If any provision of this Agreement shall be held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions shall continue to be valid and enforceable. If a court finds that any provision of this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable, but that by limiting such provision it would become valid or enforceable, then such provision shall be deemed to be written, construed, and enforced as so limited.
SECTION HEADINGS. The section headings contained herein are for convenience in reference and are not intended to define or limit the scope of any provision of this Agreement.
WAIVER OF CONTRACTUAL RIGHT. The failure of either party to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver or limitation of that party's right to subsequently enforce and compel strict compliance with every provision of this Agreement.
APPLICABLE LAW. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California.
SIGNATORIES. This Agreement shall be signed on behalf of Copyright Owner by Copyright Owner rep and on behalf of Licensee by Licensee rep and effective as of the date first above written.
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