Rubber Division, ACS, Inc. Copyright License Agreement
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This Manuscript and the abstract for the Manuscript will be considered by Rubber Division, ACS, Inc. ("Rubber
Division") with the understanding that the undersigned author(s) have submitted it to Rubber Division in
accordance with the terms of this Copyright License Agreement ("Agreement").
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1. License. In consideration of acceptance of the Manuscript listed above ("Work") for publication, the
undersigned author(s) hereby grant the Rubber Division, and successors in interest of Rubber Division, a
nonexclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, world-wide license to use, sell, distribute, copy, advertise,
lecture upon, and publish (in print and electronically) the Work ("License").
2. Work for Hire. Where the Work is prepared for an employer it is deemed a "work made for hire" and the
employer is the owner of the Work for copyright purposes. If the Work is a "work made for hire" the employer
must execute this Agreement. If the Work is a "work made for hire" please write the employer's name in the
space provided. If the Work is not a "work made for hire" please write "not applicable" in the space provided.
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3. Warranty. The undersigned author(s) or employer (if this is a “work made for hire”) warrant and represent that
(i) the undersigned author(s) are the owners of the Work or the undersigned employer (if this is a “work made
for hire”) is the owner of the work for purposes of the U.S. Copyright Act and applicable federal and state laws
affecting proprietary rights; (ii) that the undersigned author(s) or employer (if this is a “work made for hire”)
have the authority to license the copyright to the Work and to execute this Agreement, and; (iii) that to the
best of its knowledge, the Work does not infringe any copyright or other proprietary right of any third party.
4. Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject
matter hereof and supersedes all prior agreements relating thereto. This Agreement is governed by the laws
of the state of Ohio other than those relating to conflicts of laws. The unenforceability of a provision of this
Agreement will not affect the enforceability of any other provision of this Agreement. This Agreement does not
confer any rights on a person not a party to this Agreement except that this Agreement will be binding upon,
and will inure to the benefit of, a successor of a party to this Agreement, or an assignee. This Agreement may
be executed in separate counterparts with different parties signing different counterparts so long as each
party signs at least one counterpart. A party's execution of this Agreement, or any other document relating to
the transactions to be consummated under this Agreement, may be evidenced by facsimile transmission.
SIGN HERE FOR GRANT OF COPYRIGHT LICENSE: I/We hereby certify that I/We have read, understand, and agree to
the terms of this Agreement.
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