August 5, 2020
Welcome to the Publishing Scope Artist, Songwriter, Composer Agreement (together with any and all applicable Addenda the “Agreement”), between you (the AUTHOR) and Publishing Scope (represented in this act by Aleix Morreres —hereinafter, the EDITOR— referred to in this Agreement as “us,” “we,” “EDITOR,” and “Publishing Scope”).
THIS AGREEMENT, WHEN ACCEPTED BY YOU AFTER CLICK “I AGREE,” WILL CREATE A BINDING AND LEGALLY ENFORCEABLE CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU AND US, WHETHER YOU ARE ACTING IN YOUR INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY OR AS THE AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE FOR AN ARTIST, SONGWRITER, COMPOSER, BAND, GROUP OR CORPORATION, IN WHICH CASE “YOU” SHALL REFER TO THE ARTIST, SONGWRITER, COMPOSER, BAND, GROUP OR CORPORATION ON WHOSE BEHALF YOU ARE ACTING AND AUTHORIZED TO ACT. THEREFORE, PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY AND CONSULT WITH YOUR OWN BUSINESS AND LEGAL ADVISORS BEFORE CLICKING “I AGREE.” THE “EFFECTIVE DATE” OF THIS AGREEMENT IS THE DATE ON WHICH YOU CLICK THE “I AGREE” BUTTON BELOW.
FIRST: the AUTHOR appoints the EDITOR as its authorized representative for the reproduction, distribution, public communication, and transformation of their works/compositions submitted (as embodied in Recordings) —hereinafter, COMPOSITIONS— to this website (publishingscope.com) in all territories worldwide under the modality of non-exclusivity.
SECOND: both the AUTHOR and the EDITOR undertake to formalize the CONTRACT in the event of an audiovisual synchronization deal (Licensing Agreement) with a third party or any other type of commercial exploitation that was unknown at the date of signing this agreement.
THIRD: the AUTHOR or the owner of the copyright of the COMPOSITIONS assigns to the EDITOR the right of reproduction, fixation, phono-mechanical reproduction, image and video synchronization, distribution, public performance, translation, or adaptation and any other form of exploitation that could be beneficial for the AUTHOR.
FOURTH: the AUTHOR grants to the EDITOR the right to carry out image and video synchronization, adaptation, translation, arrangement or adaptation of the COMPOSITIONS for promotional purposes.
FIFTH: the EDITOR undertakes, for its part, to disseminate the COMPOSITIONS by all the means at its disposal, receiving as consideration a participation of 50% (fifty percent) of the economic benefits obtained from the exploitation of the COMPOSITIONS.
SIXTH: the AUTHOR and the EDITOR commit themselves to maintain expeditious communication and exchange of information necessary to achieve the previous sections.
SEVENTH: Likewise, any deal closed with a third party will continue in force for the time established in the contract, and cannot be canceled further to Intellectual Property Law in Spain.
EIGHT: the AUTHOR has the right to withdraw the authorizations established in this agreement requesting it to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: “Withdraw authorizations” prior notice of 5 business days; except for those compositions further to stipulation SEVENTH.
NINETH: In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:
AGREEMENT: this agreement and any and all applicable Addenda documents which are to be made a part of this agreement;
COMPOSITIONS: catalogue of compositions (including without limitation all music, lyrics, libretti, musical scores, interpolations collections and compilations of all musical works) owned and/or controlled by copyright owner during the Term, whether alone, jointly or in collaboration with others (but where jointly or in collaboration with others only to the extent of the copyright owner interest therein), in whole or in part (but where in part only to the extent of such part) and granted to the Editor further to this Agreement;
EFFECTIVE DATE: the date on which the Term shall commence being the date of this agreement;