Website Art License Agreement

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									Website Art License
This Website Art License Agreement is an agreement between a website owner and an
artist to use the artist's work on the website. It grants the website owner a non-exclusive
license to use the art. This document contains the material terms and conditions of the
agreement including the payment details and provisions regarding warranties and
indemnity. It can be customized to fit the specific needs of the contracting parties. This
document should be used by website owners and artists to license artwork.
This Website Art License Agreement is made and entered between _______________
[WEBSITE OWNER’S NAME], a sole proprietorship located at _______________
[ADDRESS] in the State of _______________ [STATE], (“Owner”), and _______________
[ARTIST’S] NAME, an individual doing business at _______________ [ADDRESS] in the
State of _______________ [STATE] (“Artist”). Owner and Artist collectively are referred to as

In consideration of the foregoing premises and the mutual covenants set forth in this agreement
and other valuable considerations, Parties agree as follows:


       Artist hereby grants Owner a non-exclusive worldwide license to use the art described as
       _______________________ (the “Art”) on Owner’s site. This license allows Owner to
       make suitable graphics file formats for placement on the site and such graphic depictions
       of the art may be used on the site.

       This license does not allow Owner to grant any sub-licenses of any kind with respect to
       the art. Upon execution of this agreement Artist shall deliver to Owner hard copies of
       such art. Artist shall also provide access to original work of the art in order to assist
       Owner in the creation of graphical depiction for placement on the site. This license does
       not permit Owner to modify the art in any way except into graphic formats as needed to
       be published on the site.


       In consideration for the grant of license to use the art, Owner agrees to make a one-time
       payment to Artist in the amount of ____________ ($______) dollars. Should Owner
       desire to use the art in ways other than those specified in this agreement, additional
       agreements and payments will be required.


       Artist warrants that the art provided pursuant to this license does not violate any
       agreement or obligation between Artist and any third party. Artist warrants that the art
       delivered to Owner will not infringe any copyright, patent, trade secret, or any other
       proprietary right held by any third party. Artist warrants that the art provided pursuant to
       this license has not previously been sold to any third party nor do any third parties have
       exclusive rights to the art work.


       To the fullest extent allowed by applicable law, each party shall indemnify, assume the
       defense of, and hold harmless, the other party and its directors, officers, employees, and

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      agents from every claim, loss, damage, injury, expense (including attorney’s fees),
      judgment, and liability of every kind, nature, and description arising in whole or in part
      from the indemnifying party’s negligent, fraudulent, or illegal acts or omissions except,
      as to the party requesting indemnification, to the extent such liability results in whole or
      in part from the unauthorized, negligent, fraudulent, or illegal act or omission of the party
      requesting indemnification.


      By signing this agreement, Owner understands and agrees that Artist shall keep all
      exclusive rights in the art and to all proprietary rights in relation to the art including, but
      not limited to, the copyright or any other rights that may exist under applicable law.
      Further, Owner agrees not to contest, dispute, or take any actions with regard to the
      proprietary rights of Artist and the art and its depictions.

      Artist shall have the right to obtain and apply for a copyright registration relative to the
      graphical depiction of the art to the extent separate copyright is available or necessary.

      Artist shall have the sole and exclusive right to bring any claim, suit, or demand against a
      third party for infringement upon the proprietary rights of Artist and the art.


      This agreement may only be amended by a writing signed by Artist and authorized by


      This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the state of _______________
      [OWNER’S STATE]. The Parties waive any right to argue conflict of law principles. The
      Parties agree that any claim or dispute between them or against any agent, employee,
      successor, or assign of the other party, whether related to this agreement or otherwise,
      and any claim or dispute related to this agreement shall be first taken to arbitration. Any
      award of the arbitrator may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent
      jurisdiction. Further, should either party, successor, or assign of either party bring leading
      proceedings in connection with this agreement the party or parties prevailing in such
      proceedings shall be entitled to their reasonable attorney’s fees and costs from the non-
      prevailing party, in addition to any other such relief as may be granted.


      No failure or neglect of either party hereto in any instance to exercise any right, power or
      privilege under this agreement or under applicable law shall constitute a waiver of any
      other right, power or privilege in any other instance. All waivers by either party must be
      in wiring and signed by the party to be charged.

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      This agreement contains the entire agreement and understanding between the Parties and
      supersedes any prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements, representations, and
      warranties between the Parties respecting the subject matter of this agreement. This
      agreement may be amended only by a writing signed by duly authorized representatives
      of both Parties. If any term, provision, covenant, or condition of this agreement, or the
      application to any person, place, or circumstance, shall be held to be invalid,
      unenforceable, or void, the remainder of this agreement and such term, provision,
      covenant or condition as applied to other persons, places, and circumstances shall remain
      in full force and effect.

OWNER                                             ARTIST

__________________________                        ______________________________
Authorized Signature                              Authorized Signature

__________________________                        ______________________________
Print Name/ Title                                 Print Name/ Title

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