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E Book Publishing Agreement

 

This agreement was entered into on the date of submission of the manuscript identified below by and between: ___________________________ (“Author”), and ___________________________ (“Publisher”), for the publication of the manuscript titled: ___________________________ (the “Work”).

 

The Publisher will:

 

  1. Publish the Work in electronic format.
  2. Make the Work available for sale under the terms and conditions described below. 3. Provide the Author with two (2) complimentary copies of the Work in electronic format.
  3. Provide the Author with a non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable, revocable license to use the Work, including any trademarks and/or logos included in the Work, in connection with the Author’s personal website and/or blog, and in connection with the Author’s professional speaking engagements, so long as the Author appropriately credits the Publisher in connection with such use.

 

The Author will:

 

  1. Provide the Publisher with a complete, edited, and final version of the Work in electronic format within ____ weeks from the date of this agreement.
  2. Provide the Publisher with a completed and signed tax information form within ____ weeks from the date of this agreement.
  3. Give the Publisher all rights, title, and interest in and to the Work, including,, the exclusive right to publish, reproduce, distribute, sell, or otherwise use or exploit the Work or any part thereof, in any manner or form and in any and all media now known or hereafter devised,, throughout the world.
  4. The Publisher may exercise his rights over the Work for a period of ____________ or until the agreement is terminated by the Author
  5. Agree that the Publisher has the right to make any changes to the title, content, and/or format of the Work that the Publisher, in its sole discretion, deems necessary or desirable.
  6. Agree that the Publisher has the right to make any changes to the title, content, and/or format of the Work that the Publisher,in consultation with the Author, deems necessary or desirable.
  7. Agree that the Publisher may register copyrights in the Work and any derivative works in the Author’s name.
  8. Represent and warrant that the Author is the sole author and copyright holder of the Work and that the Work is original and has not been published previously in any form.
  9. Represent and warrant that the Work does not infringe on the copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights of any third party.
  10. Represent and warrant that the Work does not violate any law or regulation.
  11. Represent and warrant that the Author has obtained all necessary permissions for the use of any third-party copyrighted material included in the Work.
  12. Indemnify and hold harmless the Publisher and its directors, officers, employees, and agents against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of or in any way connected with the Author’s breach of any of the foregoing representations and warranties.
  13. Pay all third-party fees and expenses incurred in connection with the preparation and publication of the Work.

 

  1. The Publisher will display the Work in such a manner that it may not be downloaded, stored or distributed by those who access the Work through the Publisher.

 

  1. The Publisher must display the Work in a manner that the end users may not alter or manipulate the outcome or the contents of the Audio and visual work.

 

The Author acknowledges that the Publisher is under no obligation to publish the Work and that the Publisher may terminate this agreement at any time and for any reason, with or without cause. The parties agree that this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between them concerning the subject matter hereof and that this agreement supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements and understandings, both written and oral, between the parties concerning the subject matter hereof.

 

This agreement may not be modified or amended except in writing signed by both parties. Each party acknowledges that it has read this agreement, understands it, and agrees to be bound by its terms and conditions.

 

Each party has had the opportunity to review this agreement with legal counsel prior to its execution, and each party agrees that the terms of this agreement are fair and reasonable.

 

This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the state of ____________, without regard to its conflict of laws principles. This agreement may be executed in counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but which taken together shall constitute one and the same instrument.

 

Author: ___________________________

Date: ___________________________

 

Publisher: ___________________________

Date: ___________________________