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Empathy Stories Release

Knock Knock, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Publisher”) wishes to print, publish, and license certain content in its promotional and marketing materials in connection with its line of greeting cards titled Emily McDowell & Friends Empathy Cards (the “Work”), and this document requests permission for such use of such content.

I am the owner of the copyright in the certain text and content set forth in my digital submission (the “Content”).  By submitting the form, I hereby grant the Publisher and its licensees and assignees the following exclusive and sublicenseable rights to use the Content in connection with its promotional and marketing materials related to the Work:  (i) the right to use, print, publish, republish, and distribute the Content for any and all promotional and marketing purposes related to the Work in any manner or media, whether published by the Publisher or its licensees, including, without limitation, marketing stories in Publisher’s catalogs, articles and reviews, and social media and other media advertisements in connection with the Work; and (ii) the right to license to magazines, newspapers, and other periodicals the Content in connnection with Publisher’s promotional and marketing activities related to the Work.  For the purposes of this Copyright Publication Permission (“Empathy Stories Release”), “media” includes, but is not limited to, television, internet, and radio broadcasts and rebroadcasts, newspapers, magazines, books (both paper and electronic), Internet websites and publications, social networking sites, blogs, videotapes, CDs, DVDs, billboards and posters, marketing collateral and promotional material, and electronic databases.

I hereby acknowledge that no royalty, fee, or other payment or obligation shall be due to me in connection with such use of the Content, and that my agreement to this Empathy Stories Release is in consideration of my participation in Publisher’s promotional and marketing campaign for the Work, the receipt and sufficiency of which I hereby acknowledge.

The Publisher shall include a conventional acknowledgment regarding the original authorship and source of the Content.  The Publisher reserves the right to vary the format of the acknowledgment to conform to the Publisher’s current standard form.

I hereby represent and warrant that I am the sole owner of the rights to the Content hereby conveyed, that I have the authority to enter into this Empathy Stories Release, and that the Content and Publisher’s use of thereof do not infringe on the rights of any other person or party.

This Empathy Stories Release represents the entire understanding between the parties.  This Empathy Stories Release is governed by the laws of the State of California.  Submissions transmitted by facsimile, email, or any other electronic means shall be considered legal and binding.