Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement
This Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement, (this "Agreement") represents a legal agreement between you, either an individual or a single legal entity ("You" or "you") and FishingBooker, Inc. having its Registered Office address at 101 West Main Street, Suite 101, Norfolk, 23510 Virginia and its affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, "we", "us" or "Assignee"), which operates the FishingBooker ("FishingBooker") online services, available at the Website (You and FishingBooker each a "Party" and collectively the "Parties"). This Agreement governs the intellectual property rights regarding User-generated content in relation to the use of any FishingBooker online services ("Service"), the Website, and any software provided by FishingBooker, including any updates and any accompanying written documentation (collectively, the "Software"). The Software, the Platform, and the Services may be referred to as the "Products".
- By "FishingBooker/us/we/our", we mean the features and services we make available, through our Platform - including the website fishingbooker.com (https://fishingbooker.com), the FishingBooker for Captains and the FishingBooker for Customers mobile applications and any other branded or co-branded websites (including sub-domains, international versions, widgets, mobile applications, and mobile versions) already existing or later developed.
- By "User(s)/you", we mean any person, agency, or company advertising or using any of the services provided on the FishingBooker platform.
- By "Service(s)”, we mean the reservation of fishing trips through the FishngBooker platform, through which Vendors can make their fishing trip services available online for reservation, and through which Customers can make such fishing trip reservations with Vendors.
- By "Content" we mean user-generated Content, specifically reviews that include written content, photos, videos, and every other content posted by users when writing reviews in relation to services made available by Us as described in this Agreement.
- By "Intellectual Property" we mean any and all intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyrights, trademarks, and any other proprietary rights arising under the laws of any jurisdiction, whether registered or unregistered.
Intellectual Property Ownership:
By creating, uploading, or submitting Content to the Website, you acknowledge and agree that you are the sole creator and owner of the Content. You represent and warrant that the Content is original and does not infringe upon the rights of any third party. Furthermore, you hereby irrevocably assign, transfer, and convey to Us ("Assignee") all intellectual property rights, title, and interest in the Content, including but not limited to copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and any other applicable intellectual property rights. This assignment encompasses all forms and formats of the Content, whether currently known or hereafter devised, and extends to all territories worldwide.
Notwithstanding the above, you retain the right to use the Content for your personal, non-commercial purposes, provided such use does not infringe upon the rights of the Assignee or any third party.
Assignment of Intellectual Property Rights and Registration:
By entering into this Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement, you acknowledge and agree that the Assignee has the right to register the assigned Intellectual Property rights in their own name if deemed necessary or beneficial for protection or enforcement purposes.
By entering into this Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement, you acknowledge and agree that the Assignee has the right to use your name, contact details, and any other personal data needed to register the assigned Intellectual Property rights in their own name if deemed necessary or beneficial for protection or enforcement purposes. You also acknowledge and agree to provide such information to Assignee if deemed necessary.
The Assignee shall have the sole discretion to determine whether to pursue any registrations of the assigned Intellectual Property rights. This includes but is not limited to, registrations with relevant governmental or regulatory authorities, such as copyright offices, trademark offices, or patent offices.
You agree to cooperate with the Assignee, as reasonably requested, in providing any necessary information, documents, or assistance required to register or maintain the assigned Intellectual Property rights. This may include providing additional details, executing documents, or taking other necessary actions to support the registration process. The Assignee shall bear all costs and expenses associated with registering the assigned Intellectual Property rights.
By signing this Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement, you acknowledge and consent to the Assignee's right to register the assigned Intellectual Property rights in their own name, subject to the terms and conditions outlined herein.
Representations and Warranties:
By uploading or submitting Content to the Website, you represent and warrant that:
- You are the sole creator and owner of the Content, and the Content is original and does not infringe upon the rights of any third party. You affirm that you have not copied or misappropriated the Content from any other source, and the Content does not violate any intellectual property rights, including copyrights, trademarks, or patents, of any third party.
- You have the full authority and legal right to assign the Intellectual Property rights in the Content to the Assignee. You confirm that you have not entered into any agreements or arrangements with any third party that would conflict with or prevent the assignment of such rights. You further assure that you have obtained any necessary permissions, licenses, or consents from any individuals or entities that may be identifiable or have rights in the Content.
- The Content does not contain any defamatory, obscene, or unlawful material. You warrant that the Content does not violate any applicable laws, regulations, or the rights of any individuals or entities. You acknowledge that the Assignee reserves the right to remove or disable access to any Content that is deemed to be in violation of these representations and warranties or that may be considered harmful, offensive, or inappropriate.
In the event that the Assignee becomes aware of any claim, allegation, or dispute arising from the Content or its use, the Assignee shall promptly notify you and provide you with the opportunity to participate in the defense or resolution of such claim. However, the Assignee reserves the right to control the defense, settlement, or resolution of any such claim at its sole discretion.
You acknowledge that the Assignee does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of the Content uploaded or submitted by users. The Assignee shall not be responsible for any damages or losses resulting from the use of or reliance on such Content. You understand that you are solely responsible for any Content you upload or submit to the Website and that you bear the risks associated with its disclosure and dissemination.
The Assignee reserves the right, but not the obligation, to monitor, review, or moderate the Content uploaded or submitted to the Website, and to remove or disable access to any Content that violates these representations and warranties or is otherwise objectionable. However, the Assignee does not assume any responsibility or liability for the Content, or any actions taken with respect to the Content.
The Assignee may, in its sole discretion, take appropriate legal action, including but not limited to reporting to law enforcement authorities, in response to any unauthorized use or infringement of intellectual property rights in the Content or any violation of these representations and warranties.
You understand and acknowledge that the Assignee may, in its sole discretion, refuse, delete, or remove any Content from the Website without prior notice or liability, for any reason or no reason at all.
You acknowledge and agree that the Assignee does not provide any guarantees or warranties regarding the availability, functionality, or performance of the Website or the Content. The Website and the Content are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis, without any warranties or representations of any kind, whether express or implied.
You shall indemnify and hold the Assignee harmless from and against any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorney fees) arising out of any breach of the above representations and warranties or any third-party claims related to the Content.