CONSENT TO PUBLISH
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provide a formal written Consent to Publish.
Media Ltd. strongly recommends that Creators of Original Recipes provide a full
Transfer of Copyright to Composed Media Ltd. (the “Publisher”).
signed Consent to Publish gives the Publisher the permission of the Creator to
publish the Recipe.
signed Transfer of Copyright empowers the Publisher to protect the Recipe
against unauthorized use and to maintain the integrity of the Recipe from a
bibliographical and archival standpoint.
there are multiple Creators of the Recipe governed by this Consent to Publish,
the term “Creator” as used in this Consent refers to each and all of them,
jointly and severally.
Publisher hereby requests that the Creator of the Recipe complete and return
this form promptly so that the Recipe may be readied for publication.
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1. The Creator
hereby consents to publication of the Recipe in any and all Composed Media Ltd.
2. The Creator
warrants that the Recipe has not been published before in any form except as a
preprint, that the Recipe is not being concurrently submitted to and is not
under consideration by another publisher, that the persons listed above are
listed in the proper order and that no Creator entitled to credit has been
omitted, and generally that the Creator has the right to make the grants made
to the Publisher complete and unencumbered.
Creator also warrants that the Recipe does not libel anyone, infringe anyone’s
copyright, or otherwise violate anyone’s statutory or common law rights.
3. The Creator
hereby transfers to the Publisher the copyright of the Recipe. As a result, the Publisher shall have the
exclusive and unlimited right to publish the Recipe wholly or in part
throughout the World in all languages and all media for all applicable terms of
copyright. This transfer includes all
subsidiary rights subject only to Paragraph 4.
4. Whether or
not Paragraph 3 applies to the Recipe, the following will apply:
The Creator may reproduce the Recipe in any medium for
educational use and for personal research purposes.
The Creator may
provide copies of the Recipe to any person with whom the Creator is engaged in
scientific research or dialogue.
The Creator may post the final draft of the Recipe, as it
exists immediately prior to editing and production by the Publisher, on the
Creators own website or on non-commercial pre-printed servers like arXiv.org.
Such a draft is called the “Prepublication Draft.”
If the Creator’s institution requires or strongly recommends
that the Creator do so, the Creator may provide a copy of the Prepublication
Draft to the institution for inclusion in its own database—preferably in the
password-protected portion thereof—provided that no charge is made for access
to or use of the contents of such database. This may be done only after
publication by the Publisher.
No fee may be charged for any use covered by (a) through (d)
The Creator will not license the Recipe to any commercial
database, document delivery service, or other service for reproduction,
distribution, display or transmission of copies of the Recipe on a standalone
The Creator may use part or all of the Recipe in the
Creator’s own future publications.
In any reproduction
by the Creator or the Creators licensees, the original publication by the
Publisher must be credited in the following manner: “First published in
(Publication) in (volume and number, or year), published by Composed Media
Ltd.,” and the copyright notice in proper form must be placed on all copies.
Paragraph 3 applies to the Recipe, any publication or other form of
reproduction not meeting these requirements will be deemed to be unauthorized.
5. If the Creator
wishes to retain copyright in the Recipe, in the Creator’s name or the name of
a third part (e.g., employer), the Creator may strike out Paragraph 3 above,
but the Creator’s retained rights will still be subject to the conditions
stated in Paragraph 4. In this case the
Creator nevertheless gives the Publisher unlimited rights throughout the world
for all terms of copyright:
publish and distribute the Recipe in any form and in all media now known
or hereafter discovered,
translate the Recipe and exercise all rights in all media in the resulting
transfer or sublicense the foregoing rights in whole or in part to third
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and retain payment for these. The
Publisher will also have the following exclusive rights:
publication rights in the English language, subject only to Paragraph 4
(a) and (b) above, which exclusivity will expire if the Recipe is not
published within three years of the date this Consent is signed;
exclusive right to reproduce, distribute, display , and transmit copies
of the Recipe in a manner that reproduces the image of the Recipe as
published by the Publisher, and to authorize others to do so, except for
those uses described in Paragraph 4 (a) and (b) above;
exclusive right to authorize reproduction for educational uses at
institutions other than the Creator’s own;
exclusive right to authorize reproduction within commercial research
organizations other than the Creator’s own;
each case of authorized duplication of the Recipe in whole or in part, the
Creator must still ensure that the original publication by the Publisher is
copyright is not to be transferred to the Publisher, please indicate how the
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6. If the
Creator(s) transfers copyright to the Publisher, the Creator(s) may dedicate
the article to the public domain after 28 years from the date of
in the public domain are not protected by copyright and can be used freely by
anyone. To choose whether to dedicate
this article to the public domain after 28 years, choose one of the options
I choose to dedicate this Recipe to the public domain 28 years from the date of publication
I do not choose to dedicate this Recipe to the public domain.
7. This form is
to be signed by the Creator or, in the case of “Recipe-made-for-hire,” by the
employer.If there is more than one Creator, then either all must sign Consent
to Publish and Copyright Agreements, or one may sign for all provided the
signer appends a statement signed by all Creators that attests that each of
them has approved this agreement and has agreed to be bound by it. (In such event the Publisher may deal
exclusively with the signer in all matters regarding the Recipe.)
Agreement will be governed by the laws of British Columbia and will be binding
on, and inure to the benefit of, the Creator’s heirs and personal
representatives and the Publisher’s successors and assigns.