This License for Website Use of Art 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 artist to
WEB SITE ART LICENSE AGREEMENT
This Web Site Art License Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made by and entered into
between ____________________ (“Web Site Owner”) and ____________________ (“Artist”).
In consideration of the foregoing promises and the mutual covenants set forth herein, and
other valuable considerations, the parties agree as follows:
I. GRANT OF LICENSE
Artist hereby grants Web Site Owner a non-exclusive worldwide license to use the art
described as________________________ (the “Art”) on any internet website maintained
by Web Site Owner. This license allows Web Site Owner to make suitable graphics file
formats for placement on such sites and any such graphic depictions of the Art may be
used on such sites.
This license does not allow Web Site Owner to grant sub-licenses of any kind with
respect to the Art. Upon execution of this Agreement, Artist shall deliver to Web Site
Owner such hard copies of the Art as Web Site Owner may reasonably request. Artist
shall also provide access to original manifestations of the Art in order to assist Web Site
Owner in the creation of graphical depiction for placement on Web Site Owner’s site(s).
This license does not permit Web Site Owner to modify the Art in any way except for
graphic format modification as needed to be published on Web Site Owner’s site(s).
II. PAYMENT FOR USE
In consideration for the grant of license to use the Art, Web Site Owner agrees to make a
one-time payment to Artist in the amount of ________ ($____) Dollars. Should Web
Site 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 Agreement does not violate any
other agreement or obligation between Artist and any third party. Further Artist warrants
that the Art does not infringe any copyright, patent, trade secret, or any other proprietary
right held by any third party. Artist warrants that the Art has not previously been sold,
assigned, or transferred to any third party, nor do any third parties have exclusive rights
to the Art.
Each party shall indemnify, assume the defense of, and hold harmless the other party and
its directors, officers, employees, and agents from every claim, loss, damage, injury,
expense (including attorneys’ fees), judgment, and liability of every kind, nature, and
description arising in whole or in part from the indemnifying party’s negligent,
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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.
V. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
By signing this Agreement, Web Site Owner understands and agrees that Artist shall
retain all exclusive rights in the Art and 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, Web Site Owner agrees not to contest, dispute, or take any
actions with regards to the proprietary rights of Artist, the Art, and its depictions.
Artist shall retain the right to obtain and apply for copyright registration relative to the
graphical depiction of the Art to the extent a 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 as to the Art.
VI. AMENDMENTS TO AGREEMENT
This Agreement may only be amended by a writing signed by Artist and authorized by
Web Site Owner.
VII. LEGAL DISPUTES
This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of ____________. The parties
hereby 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, whether related to this Agreement or otherwise 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 or any successor or assign of either party, bring
legal proceedings in connection with this Agreement, the party or parties prevailing in
such proceeding shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs from the
non-prevailing party in addition to any other such relief as may be granted.
No failure of or neglect by either party hereto, in any instance, to exercise any right,
power, or privilege under this Agreement or under applicable law shall constitu