APPEARANCE RELEASE & LICENSE AGREEMENT
I hereby irrevocably authorize and agree that Applied Systems, Inc. (“Applied”) and its agents may take photographs, film, and audio/video/other recordings of me, or otherwise record and capture my name, image, likeness, and voice, at the event for which I am submitting my registration (collectively, “Content”) in exchange for the intangible value I will gain by participating in this event, acknowledged as received.
I authorize and license Applied to adapt, alter, broadcast, combine with other works, create derivative works, crop, digitize, distribute, edit, exploit, license, modify, publicly display, publicly perform, rent, reproduce, sell, transmit, and otherwise use all Content and all materials that incorporate any of the foregoing (collectively, “Works”) on a worldwide perpetual basis in any medium, format, or platform whatsoever now existing or hereafter created and to use the Content and Works for any purpose including but not limited to advertising, marketing, packaging, public relations, publicity, and other promotion of Applied, its affiliates, and their products and services (collectively “Rights”), without further payment, royalty, other compensation, or consent from me or to me. I further authorize Applied to allow other persons, entities, and their licensees (“Authorized Persons”) to exercise such Rights.
I agree that: (a) I have no right to review or approve the Content or Works at any time; (b) I may be publicly identified by name in connection with the Content and Works without my additional approval; (c) in relation to the licensing of the Content and Works, my personal information may be used, shared, retained indefinitely, and transferred to countries with differing data protection and privacy laws where it may be stored, accessed and used as necessary to fulfill this purpose in connection with this Agreement; (d) Applied is and will be the sole and exclusive owner of all right, title, and interest in and to the Content and Works, including all copyrights and other intellectual property rights therein, in perpetuity worldwide; (e) the results and proceeds of my services in connection with the Content and Works are work made for hire for Applied as defined in Section 101 of the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976; and (f) I hereby do assign, transfer, and otherwise convey to Applied, irrevocably and in perpetuity worldwide, all of my right, title, and interest in and to the Content and Works, including all copyright and other intellectual property rights and irrevocably waive any and all claims I may now or hereafter have in any jurisdiction to so-called “moral rights” in the Content and Works.
I irrevocably waive and forever release and discharge any and all claims, liabilities, actions, damages, and other costs against Applied and Authorized Persons in connection with, any use of the Content by Applied and Authorized Persons, or for the product of such use, in connection with this Agreement and I covenant not to make or bring any such claims against Applied or any Authorized Person. I represent and warrant that I am at least 18 years of age, have the full legal capacity to execute this Agreement, and the rights and licenses granted hereunder do not and will not violate or conflict with any right of, contract with, or agreement with any person or entity. This Agreement is the sole and entire agreement of the parties and supersedes all prior written and oral understandings and agreements regarding its subject matter. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid, unlawful, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalid term will be severed from the remaining portion of this Agreement, which will continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law. This Agreement is binding on and inures to the benefit of the parties and our respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors, and assigns. This Agreement and all activities directly or indirectly related thereto shall be governed by, and interpreted in accordance with, the laws (excluding the law of conflicts) of the State of Illinois, U.S.A. Any claim or cause of action arising under this Agreement shall be brought only in the federal and state courts located in Will County, Illinois, and the parties hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.
Last updated: April 30th, 2018