North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulations
From Copyright Experiences
AGREEMENT The following is an agreement between XXXX XXXX XXXX, (the “Author”), and the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, (the “Journal”) and governs “TITLE TITLE TITLE”, (the “Work”).
1. Author's Grant of Rights
Except as provided in Paragraph 2 (b), the Author grants to the Journal the rights to reproduce and distribute the Work in the Journal, in facsimile reprints or microforms, as a contribution to a collection published by the Journal, and by means of an Internet or Intranet site over which the Journal exercises effective control, and also by means of a third-party online legal information provider, such as, but not limited to, LEXIS-NEXIS and Westlaw. b. The Author grants the above rights without claim of royalties or other compensation.
Copyright and Reservation of Rights The copyright in the Work shall remain with the Journal. However, the Author retains the rights: To reproduce and distribute the Work, and to authorize others to reproduce and distribute the Work, in any format, to students for classroom use; To include the Work, in whole or part, in another work of which the Author is the sole or joint author or editor, provided that in either circumstance the Author may not submit a work for publication that is substantially the same as the work to another periodical without the permission of the Journal, and provided further that such Work identifies the Author, the Journal, the volume, the number of the first page and the year of the Work's publication in the Journal; To post the Work, in whole or in part, on an Internet or Intranet site over which the Author (or his employer) has effective control provided that such Work identifies the Author, the Journal, the volume, the number of the first page and the year of the Work's publication in the Journal. To post the Work, in whole or in part, on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN), provided the Author identifies the Journal, the volume, the number of the first page and the year of the Work’s publication in the Journal. 2. Author's Warranties
The Author warrants that, to the best of the Author's knowledge,: The Author is the sole author of the Work and has the power to convey the rights granted in this Agreement; (ii) The Work has not previously been published, in whole or in part;
(iii) The Work does not infringe the copyright or property right of another; and
The Work does not contain matter that is defamatory, violates another's civil right, right of privacy, right of publicity, or other legal right, or is otherwise unlawful. 3. Editing and Printing
a. The Author authorizes the Journal to edit and revise the Work prior to publication in the Journal, but the Work shall not be published by the Journal unless it is acceptable in its final form to both the Author and the Journal. The Author agrees to abide by all deadlines set by the Journal for approval of editorial changes to the article, and that failure to respond by the deadlines set by the Journal is deemed an authorization for the Journal to publish what it deems to be the final version.
b. Promptly after publication, the Journal shall give the Author, without charge 30 reprint/offprint copies of the Work and, if requested by the Author, additional copies at a cost to be determined.
4. Final Agreement
This Agreement constitutes the sole agreement between the Author and the Journal with respect to the publication and copyright of the Work. Any modifications of or additions to the terms of this Agreement shall be in writing.
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