THE LEGAL STUFF
The winner(s) will receive a time-limited licensing fee for one year. By submitting your design to this competition we do not own it unless you win! But it should not be submitted to any other competitions. By signing our release when you register, you consent to send us a unique design that has never been used before and is not currently being produced anywhere else in the marketplace.
Once we receive your registration, you will receive a template and submission directions via email. Please submit your design(s) using the provided template to firstname.lastname@example.org
I certify that I am at least 18 years of age; that the above information is true; that all the work submitted (my Entry Design) is my original creation of design and composition; that I have the full right, title and ownership interest in and to the copyright of my Entry Design; that I have read and complied with all the rules of the competition, have committed no fraud or deception in entering the competition or in claiming any royalties, and obtained competition materials through authorized, legitimate channels; that I understand that I am entitled to receive only the 5% royalty on sales tied to products made from the winning design, that royalties are non-transferable, and that no substitutions will be made except at the sole discretion of LeighDeux or as provided in the competition rules.
In consideration for the awarding of the royalty and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and adequacy of which are hereby acknowledged, I hereby assign all rights, including without limitation all copyright, trademark, trade dress, patent, and other intellectual property rights, in and to my Entry Design to LeighDeux and its successors and assigns for one year with the option to extend at yearly increments. I understand that LeighDeux and its successors and assigns can use my Entry Design per se or to prepare derivative works for commercial use and that I will not be additionally compensated for such use.
I give my consent to LeighDeux and its agents, successors, and assignees to use my name, school name, hometown, voice, likeness, photograph, and/or statements regarding the competition in any and all advertising and promotional materials relating to LeighDeux the competition, and similar competitions which may be offered by LeighDeux in any and all media, including on the Internet, in tweets, and on the LeighDeux Instagram, Snapchat or Facebook page, without territorial, time, use or other limitation, all without further obligation to me. I waive any right I may otherwise have to approve such use of my name, school name, hometown, voice, likeness, photograph, and/or statements; I waive any right of privacy or publicity that I or my heirs or assigns may have therein; and I release LeighDeux and its agents, successors and assignees from any claim or liability arising out of any distortion which may arise in the reproduction of my name, school name, hometown, voice, likeness, photograph and/or statements.
I acknowledge that I am solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes associated with my receipt of any prize in connection with the competition. I recognize that I may seek an independent counsel to determine the full extent of my tax liability under state or federal laws and regulations.
I agree to return immediately upon demand to LeighDeux any prize that has been or may be awarded to me if any statement made by me regarding the competition is found to be false.
I understand that my Entry Design will not be returned; that submissions to this competition are property of LeighDeux and may be altered to allow for maximum use by LeighDeux as long as content and intent of design are not altered; that LeighDeux is not responsible for unauthorized duplication or use by third parties on the Internet; that application or entry into the competition does not guarantee an award or prize or recognition; that LeighDeux is not responsible for any lost or incomplete entries; and that all decisions made by judges are final and may not be disputed.
I hereby waive and release, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, and personal representatives, any and all rights, claims, causes of action, damages, liability, costs, attorneys’ fees and expenses whatsoever arising directly or indirectly out of my participation in the competition, my acceptance and utilization of any prize that I may win in the competition, and LeighDeux's use of any of the rights herein assigned to it or by which I have herein consented to its use or that I have herein waived or released, and includes, without limitation, personal injury, property damage, and death; or arising from the action or inaction of any persons not directly employed by or under the direct control of LeighDeux
For the purpose of the assignment, waiver, and release, “LeighDeux" includes its affiliates, officers, directors, owners, employees, agents, and attorneys, and their successors, assigns, heirs, executors, administrators, and personal representatives.
Purchase if you accept these terms.