This Song License Agreement (the "Agreement") is between Joseph McDade ("ThemeSongStudio") and You (including your agents and affiliates), a commercial licensee of Joseph McDade's music.
"Song" means the Song melody, arrangement, and files. "Application" means any broadcast, audio, video, or digital production.
Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Joseph McDade grants to You an exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Song in an unlimited number of Applications.
You can modify or manipulate the Song. You can combine the Song with other music and audio and make derivative works from it.
Subject to the purchase of the Song, You own its copyright and all intellectual property rights inherent in or relating to the Song.
Joseph McDade shall have a worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use and display the Song as part of his portfolio and demo reels.
You cannot re-distribute the Song as stock music.
You agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend Joseph McDade and its owners, officers, agents, and affiliates from and against any and all claims, lawsuits and proceedings (collectively “Claims”), and all expenses, costs (including attorney's fees), judgments, damages and other liabilities resulting from such Claims, that arise or result from Your use of the Song in violation of this Agreement.
All payments under this Agreement are due to Joseph McDade upon Your purchase of the Song.
Each party shall be responsible for all taxes (including, but not limited to, taxes based upon its income) or levies imposed on it under applicable laws, regulations and tax treaties as a result of this Agreement and any payments made hereunder (including those required to be withheld or deducted from payments); provided that You shall be responsible for any value added tax, use tax, sales tax, or similar tax, and shall pay or reimburse Joseph McDade for the same upon invoice. Each party shall furnish evidence of such paid taxes as is sufficient to enable the other party to obtain any credits available to it, including original tax withholding certificates.
Survival. The provisions of sections 5 through 7 will survive termination of this Agreement.
Compliance with Applicable Laws. You agree that You will comply with all applicable laws and regulations with respect to the Song, including without limitation all export control laws and regulations.
Assignment. This Agreement may be assigned by Joseph McDade in whole or in part and will inure to the benefit of Joseph McDade's successors and assigns. You may not assign or transfer this Agreement without Joseph McDade's prior written consent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, however, if You transfer ownership of an Application to a customer for which it was developed, You may assign this Agreement to that customer (the “Assignee”) provided: (i) You provide written notice to Joseph McDade prior to the effective date of such assignment; and (ii) there is a written agreement, wherein the Assignee accepts the terms of this Agreement.
Entire Agreement. The terms and conditions stated herein set forth the entire agreement of the parties and replace and supersede all other contracts, agreements, and understandings, written or oral, relating to the subject matter hereof.
Severability. In the event that any portion of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable, such portions shall not limit or otherwise modify or affect any other portion of this Agreement.
Modification; Waiver. This Agreement cannot be amended except by a written instrument executed by each of the parties. The failure of either party to enforce any provision of this Agreement may not be deemed a waiver of that or any other provision of this Agreement.
Governing Law. This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of New York (notwithstanding conflicts of laws provisions), and all parties irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of the state or federal courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia and further agree to commence any litigation which may arise hereunder in the state or federal courts located in the judicial district of Albany, New York. The UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is expressly excluded.