General Licensing Agreement
Stock Music License Agreement
This non-exclusive license agreement (hereinafter “Agreement”) is made between you, or the employer or entity on whose behalf you are entering into this agreement (hereinafter “LICENSEE”) and the copyright owner SOUNDSUITE (hereinafter “LICENSOR”), related to the musical indicated above under “Licensed Compositions and Recordings” of this Agreement (hereinafter the “Work”) on the date this Agreement is accepted by LICENSEE, as indicated below.
LICENSEE is granted a single-use license for each Work licensed from LICENSOR, to be used in only one of the following productions or media:
Application or Game Production: Unlimited;
Podcast, Website, Television or Radio Show Synchronization: All;
Film Synchronization or Grand Theatrical Rights, any single production with a total budget under $2,000,000 (Total budgets over $2,000,000 may secure a custom license from LICENSOR by clicking here).
The territory requested for the use of the Work covered by this Agreement is the universe.
The term of the Agreement begins on the date LICENSEE accepts this Agreement and makes complete payment for the license granted (the “Effective Date”, and runs perpetually from that Effective Date. This Agreement may only be revoked or rescinded by LICENSOR as indicated below.
The mechanical and synchronization rights granted to the LICENSEE within this Agreement include (1) right to re-record, duplicate and release the Work as part of the production indicated in the USAGE section above, by LICENSEE, in whatever medium(s) necessary (i.e. website, social media post, podcast, video tape, film, CD-ROM, DVD). If the music is used in software such as a video game application or other software product, the music will be “embedded” with the intention that the end user of the software or video game is unable to extract or use the music on its own; (2) right to use the music as a soundtrack “synced” with visual images as part of a production; and (3) right to use the music as part of the public viewing or broadcast of a production (including but not limited to websites, social media posts, television shows, film production, video production, podcasts, multimedia presentations, DVDs). The LICENSOR grants LICENSEE a non-exclusive, perpetual, revocable license to use the Work herein. LICENSOR may revoke or rescind this Agreement at any time if LICENSEE breaches the terms of this Agreement, uses the Work beyond the scope of this Agreement, attempts to or actually assigns, licenses or infringes the Work or otherwise fails to make payment or cure any defaults within 21 days of notice sent by LICENSOR.
RIGHTS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS AGREEMENT
The rights granted under this Agreement do not permit LICENSEE to (1) represent itself as owner or otherwise claim authorship in the Work licensed under this Agreement; (2) transfer, assign, re-license, share or sub-license the Work or this Agreement with any other entity or party; (3) copy or duplicate the Work except for use in the LICENSEE’S productions, as indicated in the USAGE section by LICENSEE; (4) permit or allow any other entity, individual or third-party the right to use the Work instead of the LICENSEE.
Based on the USAGE, TERRITORY and DURATION of this Agreement, LICENSEE hereby agrees to pay the LICENSOR a certain license fee according to our website rates. The LICENSEE will not owe any future or additional royalties or fees to the LICENSOR for future use of the Work within the terms indicated in Agreement. LICENSEE may renew or expand the license granted under this Agreement, by securing a new or expanded Agreement for the new or expanded terms desired.
The LICENSEE required to credit the Work to LICENSOR in the LICENSEE’s productions (e.g. website, social media postings, audiovisual rolling credits, liner notes, visual or verbal acknowledgment, etc.)
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
SoundSuite makes no warranty or representation, express or implied, except that it warrants that it has the right to grant the license granted hereunder. The total liability of SoundSuite under this Agreement arising from your use of any Recording shall be limited to the license fee paid by you for such Recording. You hereby agree that this license is granted to you without any other warranty or recourse.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed according to the laws of the State of Florida, United States, and the Parties hereby acquiesce to the jurisdiction of the courts of the judicial district of Boca Raton, Florida. The parties hereto have expressly requested that this Agreement and all ancillary documents be drafted in the English language.
Nothing in the present Agreement shall be interpreted as constituting or creating a joint venture or partnership between the Parties. This Agreement shall be to the benefit of and bind the respective heirs, executors, administrators and assigns of the Parties hereto. If any part of this Agreement shall be determined to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction or any other legally constituted body having jurisdiction to make such determination, the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.
THIS CONSTITUTES THE ENTIRE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PARTIES HEREIN