Work for Hire Agreement

This Work For Hire Agreement (“Agreement”) is by and between Adam Ross (“Studio”) and the undersigned (“Vendor”). Studio and Vendor agree to the following terms and conditions governing the Vendor to Studio of Intellectual Property Content for Commercial Use (“Content”) by Studio and/or its clients. All Content provided by Vendor to Studio pursuant to this Agreement shall be deemed to be “works made for hire” as that term is defined in Section 101 of the United States Copyright Act (17 US Code, section 101).

1. Term

This Agreement shall be effective as of the date below and, unless earlier terminated by either party in accordance with terms below, shall remain in effect indefinitely from such effective date.

2. Deliverables & Deadlines

Prior to each project, Vendor and Studio will agree in writing on an amount of time for Vendor to work or defined set of deliverables (Content), and deadlines to deliver such Content. Vendor’s fees for delivering Content will be agreed upon prior to each project and any changes must be pre-approved by Studio in writing.

3. Ownership

All Content created for and/or delivered to Studio pursuant to this Agreement shall be deemed works made for hire, as described above, and Studio shall be sole owner of the Content and of all rights, including copyrights, in such Content. Vendor shall execute all documents, and perform such other acts, as Studio may deem necessary to secure for Studio all such ownership rights. Studio hereby grants a nonexclusive license to Vendor to use, reproduce and publish the Content in connection with advertising or marketing of Vendor’s services. In its sole discretion, Studio or its clients may credit Vendor as the creator in connection with Studio’s use of the Content created pursuant to this Agreement.

4. Payment and Taxes

Studio shall pay Vendor within 30 calendar days of receiving invoice, an amount to be agreed upon between Studio and Vendor for specific assignments during the term of this Agreement. Studio will not pay or withhold Federal, state, or local income or other payroll taxes on behalf of Vendor. Vendor is fully responsible for reporting and paying all applicable taxes.

5. Warranty

Vendor warrants that s/he has authority to enter into, and to be bound by, this Agreement, that the Content provided to Studio pursuant to this Agreement will not infringe any copyrights or other intellectual property rights, will not contain libelous or unlawful matter, and will not violate the privacy rights of any individual. Vendor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Studio against any claims or losses resulting from or caused by Vendor’s violation of the terms of the preceding sentence.

6. Termination

This Agreement may be terminated at any time upon 5 days written notice by either party to the other.

7. Indemnification

Vendor hereby agrees to indemnify and hold Studio harmless from and against any damages or losses suffered or incurred by Studio as a result of Vendor’s breach of this agreement. Without limiting the foregoing, in the event of a breach by Vendor of any provision of this agreement, in addition to any other rights or remedies to which Studio is entitled pursuant to this agreement or at law or in equity, Studio will also be entitled to recover reasonable attorney’s fees, costs and necessary disbursements in any action necessary to enforce or interpret the terms of this agreement.

 


The parties hereto have signed this Agreement as of the date first set forth below.

ADAM ROSS

 


I agree to these terms and conditions.