1. Subject of the Agreement
1.1. Under this Agreement the Copyright Holder grants and assigns the Licensee the full and exclusive right to use the scientific article _____________________
______________________, (the title of the Article)
hereinafter referred to as ‘Work’ free of charge within the term of copyright.
1.2. The Copyright Holder(s) should ensure that he or she is/they are a sole owner or co-owners of all the copyright granted on the Work and have full power to make this agreement.
2. Rights and obligations of the Parties
2.1. The Copyright Holder assigns the Licensee the following exclusive rights for 5 (five) years after publication of the Work:
2.1.1. the right to reproduce the Work (to publish, distribute, print, copy or reproduce the Work in any other form). The Licensee must indicate the name of the author on each copy of the Work;
2.1.2. the right to distribute the Work in any form;
2.1.3. the right to alter the Work (create a new independent work on the basis of the submitted one) and the right to edit the Work, provided that the meaning of the text is not materially altered;
2.1.4. the right to use the Work for information, promotion or any other purposes.
2.2. The Copyright Holder should ensure that:
2.2.1. The permission from all the co-owners of the copyright granted on the Work to the Licensee under this agreement has been obtained;
2.2.2. The Work is the original independent creation of the Copyright Holder;
2.2.3. The Work (over 50% of the manuscript text) has not been previously published elsewhere in any form, except as a preprint;
2.2.4. All copyright material in the Work has been appropriately cited or quoted according to applicable copyright laws and conventions, all third-party material (research data or facts obtained by other authors or organizations) has been properly credited;
2.2.5. The Work does not contain any call for extremism or terrorism, foul language, confidential data or national security information;
2.2.6. The Work does not contain any data which is not permitted to be published in public sources under statutory acts currently in force.
2.3. Under the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, the Copyright Holder assigns the rights to the Licensee.
2.4. The date of rights transfer shall be the date of the execution of this Agreement.
2.5. The Copyright Holder should ensure that he/she will allow to publish his/her Work in ‘Historia provinciae – the journal of local history’ in case of a positive decision on the publication.
2.6. The Licensee should ensure that he will respect copyright which is under statutory acts currently in force as well as the rights of the Copyright Holder, and take whatever action is possible to prevent copyright violation by the third parties.
2.7. The Licensee has the right to use the Work without restriction to the territory.
3. Liabilities of the Parties
3.1.The parties bear responsibility for non-fulfilment of the obligations under this Agreement in accordance with the current legislation of the Russian Federation.
3.2. The party responsible for the non-fulfilment or improper fulfilment of their obligations shall be obliged to compensate for losses and loss of profits caused to the other party.
3.3. In case the non-fulfilment of the obligations under this Agreement was as a result of force majeure, each party shall separately bear the costs incurred.
Terms and conditions of the Agreement as well as amendment agreements are confidential and not subject to disclosure.
5. Procedure for amending, termination, cancellation and renewal of the agreement
5.1. This Agreement shall come into force when it is signed by both parties.
5.2. This Agreement shall remain in effect until the Parties duly and fully fulfil their obligations under the Agreement.
5.3. The validity period of the Agreement shall be deemed automatically renewed for a successive period of five (5) years unless otherwise expressly terminated by either party no less than thirty days prior to the expiration of this Agreement.
5.4. This Agreement might be amended or terminated due to new legal acts or amendments to the current legislation of the Russian Federation that may affect the fulfilment of the terms hereof; by the mutual agreement of the parties or in any other case provided for in the legislation of the Russian Federation.
5.4. Amending or early termination of the Agreement shall be effective only if in writing and shall form an integral part of the Agreement.
5.5. Unilateral termination of the agreement is possible in any case provided for by the current legislation or by way of a court order.
5.6. Any amendments or supplements to this Agreement are valid if they were made in writing and are signed by both Parties.
6. Final Provisions
6.1. The Parties shall apply the legislation of the Russian Federation as a guide to all issues not covered under this Agreement.
6.2. All disputes and differences which may arise out of the present Agreement are to be settled by the parties in an amicable way. Should the parties fail to reach an agreement, a case shall be submitted to the Court in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
6.3. The present agreement is drawn up in two copies (one for each party), both copies being authentic and having equal legal power.