Game License Agreement
This Game License Agreement (this "Agreement"), effective as of the date that you download the Game (as defined herein) and accept this Agreement (the "Effective Date"), is by and between Elena Sadov ("Licensor") and you (“you” or "Licensee"). Licensor and Licensee may be referred to herein collectively as the "Parties" or individually as a "Party."
By downloading the Game and accepting this Agreement, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree to all of the terms and conditions set forth herein, you are not permitted to download and play the game.
WHEREAS, Licensor has developed a game that demonstrates the value of having sidewalks in a town (the “Game”) and has made the same available for download on Licensor’s website; and
WHEREAS, Licensee desires to obtain a license to use the Game for its personal or demonstration, but in either case, non-commercial, purposes, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants, terms, and conditions set forth herein, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the Parties agree as follows:
(a) License Grant. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Licensor hereby grants Licensee a non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, and non-transferable license during the Term to use the Game solely for Licensee’s personal, non-commercial use or as a demonstration in an educational, non-commercial capacity (collectively, the “Permitted Uses”). Licensee may make a reasonable number of copies of the Game and may modify the Game materials solely in furtherance of Licensee’s Permitted Uses. Any copies of the Game made by Licensee for his or her Permitted Uses: (x) remain Licensor's exclusive property; (y) are subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement; and (z) must include all copyright or other proprietary rights notices contained in the original. Additionally, for clarity, any modifications made to the Game and/or any derivative works thereof may only be used in conjunction with the Game itself and in furtherance of Licensee’s Permitted Uses and cannot be used for any commercial purposes.
(b) Use Restrictions. Licensee shall not use the Game for any purposes other than the Permitted Uses or otherwise beyond the scope of the license granted in this Agreement. Without limiting the foregoing and except as otherwise expressly set forth in this Agreement, Licensee shall not at any time, directly or indirectly: (i) copy, modify, or create derivative works of the Game, in whole or in part, except as expressly permitted herein and in furtherance of Licensee’s Permitted Uses; (ii) sell or publish the Game, except as expressly permitted herein; (iii) remove any proprietary notices from the Game; or (v) use the Game in any manner or for any purpose that infringes, misappropriates, or otherwise violates any intellectual property right or other rights of any person, or that violates any applicable law.
(c) Reservation of Rights. Licensor reserves all rights not expressly granted to Licensee in this Agreement. Except for the limited rights and licenses expressly granted under this Agreement, nothing in this Agreement grants, by implication, waiver, estoppel, or otherwise, to Licensee or any third party any intellectual property rights or other rights, title, or interest in or to the Game.
2. Intellectual Property Ownership; Feedback.
(a) Licensee acknowledges that, as between Licensee and Licensor, Licensor owns all right, title, and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Game.
(b) Feedback. If Licensee or any of its employees or contractors sends or transmits any communications or materials to Licensor by mail, email, telephone, or otherwise, suggesting or recommending changes to the Game, including without limitation, new features or functionality relating thereto, or any comments, questions, suggestions, or the like ("Feedback"), Licensor is free to use such Feedback irrespective of any other obligation or limitation between the Parties governing such Feedback. Licensee hereby assigns to Licensor on Licensee's behalf, and on behalf of its employees, contractors and/or agents, all right, title, and interest in, and Licensor is free to use, without any attribution or compensation to any party, any ideas, know-how, concepts, techniques, or other intellectual property rights contained in the Feedback, for any purpose whatsoever, although Licensor is not required to use any Feedback.
3. Warranty Disclaimer.
(a) THE GAME IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND LICENSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE. LICENSOR SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ALL WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE, OR TRADE PRACTICE. LICENSOR MAKES NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND THAT THE GAME OR RESULTS OF THE USE THEREOF, WILL MEET LICENSEE'S OR ANY OTHER PERSON'S REQUIREMENTS OR ACHIEVE ANY INTENDED RESULT.
(a) Licensee Indemnification. Licensee shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Licensor from and against any and all losses, damages, liabilities, and costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) ("Losses") incurred by Licensor resulting from any third-party claim, suit, action, or proceeding ("Third-Party Claim") related to or arising from Licensee’s: (i) negligence or willful misconduct; (ii) use of the Game in a manner not authorized or contemplated by this Agreement or (iii) modifications to the Game not made by Licensor, provided that Licensee may not settle any Third-Party Claim against Licensor unless such settlement completely and forever releases Licensor from all liability with respect to such Third-Party Claim or unless Licensor consents to such settlement, and further provided that Licensor will have the right, at its option, to defend itself against any such Third-Party Claim or to participate in the defense thereof by counsel of its own choice.
5. Limitations of Liability. IN NO EVENT WILL LICENSOR BE LIABLE UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT UNDER ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, AND OTHERWISE, FOR ANY: (a) CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, ENHANCED, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES; (b) INCREASED COSTS, DIMINUTION IN VALUE OR LOST BUSINESS, PRODUCTION, REVENUES, OR PROFITS; (c) LOSS OF GOODWILL OR REPUTATION; OR (d) COST OF REPLACEMENT GOODS OR SERVICES, IN EACH CASE REGARDLESS OF WHETHER LICENSOR WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES OR SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES WERE OTHERWISE FORESEEABLE. IN NO EVENT WILL LICENSOR'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT UNDER ANY LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, AND OTHERWISE EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNTS PAID TO LICENSOR UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IN THE 3 MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM OR $100, WHICHEVER IS LESS.
6. Term and Termination.
(a) Term. The initial term of this Agreement begins on the Effective Date and, unless terminated earlier pursuant to any of the Agreement's express provisions, will continue in effect until 1 year from such date (the "Initial Term"). This Agreement will automatically renew for additional successive 1-year terms unless earlier terminated pursuant to this Agreement's express provisions or either Party gives the other party written notice of non-renewal at least 5 days prior to the expiration of the then-current term (each a "Renewal Term" and together with the Initial Term, the "Term").]
(b) Termination. In addition to any other express termination right set forth in this Agreement, Licensor may terminate this Agreement, effective on written notice to Licensee, at Licensor’s convenience, with or without cause.
(c) Effect of Expiration or Termination. Upon expiration or earlier termination of this Agreement, the license granted hereunder will also terminate, and, without limiting Licensee's obligations under Section 4, Licensee shall cease using and delete, destroy, or return all copies of the Game and certify in writing to the Licensor that the copies of the Game have been deleted or destroyed.
(d) Survival. This Section 6(d) and Sections 1(c), 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7 survive any termination or expiration of this Agreement. No other provisions of this Agreement survive the expiration or earlier termination of this Agreement.
(a) Entire Agreement. This Agreement, together with any other documents incorporated herein by reference, constitutes the sole and entire agreement of the Parties with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, and representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to such subject matter.
(b) Notices. All notices, requests, consents, claims, demands, waivers, and other communications hereunder (each, a "Notice") must be in writing and addressed to the Parties at the addresses set forth on the first page of this Agreement (or to such other address that may be designated by the Party giving Notice from time to time in accordance with this Section). All Notices must be delivered by email. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, a Notice is effective only: (i) upon receipt by the receiving Party, and (ii) if the Party giving the Notice has complied with the requirements of this Section.
(c) Force Majeure. In no event shall Licensor be liable to Licensee, or be deemed to have breached this Agreement, for any failure or delay in performing its obligations under this Agreement, if and to the extent such failure or delay is caused by any circumstances beyond Licensor's reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, flood, fire, earthquake, explosion, war, terrorism, invasion, riot or other civil unrest, strikes, labor stoppages or slowdowns or other industrial disturbances, or passage of a law or any action taken by a governmental or public authority, including imposing an embargo.
(d) Amendment and Modification; Waiver. No amendment to or modification of this Agreement is effective unless it is in writing and signed by an authorized representative of each Party. No waiver by any Party of any of the provisions hereof will be effective unless explicitly set forth in writing and signed by the Party so waiving. Except as otherwise set forth in this Agreement, (i) no failure to exercise, or delay in exercising, any rights, remedy, power, or privilege arising from this Agreement will operate or be construed as a waiver thereof and (ii) no single or partial exercise of any right, remedy, power, or privilege hereunder will preclude any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, remedy, power, or privilege.
(e) Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability will not affect any other term or provision of this Agreement or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction. Upon such determination that any term or other provision is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the Parties hereto shall negotiate in good faith to modify this Agreement so as to affect the original intent of the Parties as closely as possible in a mutually acceptable manner in order that the transactions contemplated hereby be consummated as originally contemplated to the greatest extent possible.
(f) Governing Law; Submission to Jurisdiction. This Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of [STATE] without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule that would require or permit the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than those of the State of [STATE]. Any legal suit, action, or proceeding arising out of [or related to] this Agreement or the licenses granted hereunder will be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of [STATE] in each case located in the city of [CITY] and County of [COUNTY], and each Party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts in any such suit, action, or proceeding.
(g) Assignment. Licensee may not assign or transfer any of its rights or delegate any of its obligations hereunder, in each case whether voluntarily, involuntarily, by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of Licensor. Any purported assignment, transfer, or delegation in violation of this Section is null and void. No assignment, transfer, or delegation will relieve the assigning or delegating Party of any of its obligations hereunder. This Agreement is binding upon and inures to the benefit of the Parties hereto and their respective permitted successors and assigns.
(h) Equitable Relief. Each Party acknowledges and agrees that a breach or threatened breach by Licensee of any of its obligations under Error! Bookmark not defined. 1(b) would cause the Licensor irreparable harm for which monetary damages would not be an adequate remedy and agrees that, in the event of such breach or threatened breach, Licensor will be entitled to equitable relief, including a restraining order, an injunction, specific performance, and any other relief that may be available from any court, without any requirement to post a bond or other security, or to prove actual damages or that monetary damages are not an adequate remedy. Such remedies are not exclusive and are in addition to all other remedies that may be available at law, in equity, or otherwise.