EPRINT REPOSITORY AGREEMENT

BETWEEN

THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
(“University”)

AND

(“Creator”)

1. The Creator is either a member of the academic staff or is a postgraduate student of the University and is the author of the following eprints (“eprints”).

All papers which are written by the Creator either as sole author or as co-author with other creators are referred to as “eprints” in this Agreement.

2. The Creator grants to the University:

2.1 the right to deposit electronic versions of the eprints to the Eprint Repository at the University; and

2.2 the right to store the eprints on the Eprint Repository and to make the eprints available to the general public via the Internet at no cost to the general public.

3. The Creator warrants to the best of the Creator’s knowledge and belief that:

3.1 the eprints are original works;

3.2 *the Creator is the owner of all of the intellectual property in the eprints

3.2 or

*the Creator is entitled to deal with the intellectual property in the eprints by publishing the eprints on the internet

*delete whichever statement is inapplicable

3.3 the Creator has the right, power and authority to enter into this Agreement and to grant the University the rights contained in this Agreement; and

3.4 the University’s use of the eprints pursuant to this Agreement will not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party.

4. The Creator acknowledges and agrees that the University is not responsible or liable for any breach of the Creator’s intellectual property rights in the eprints, in particular any breach of copyright, as a result of the use of the eprints pursuant to this Agreement.

5. The University acknowledges that the rights granted by the Creator in clause 2 of this Agreement, do not cause any transfer or assignment of any proprietary rights in the intellectual property in the eprints to the University.

Signed by the Creator as confirmation that the Creator has read and accepted the terms of this Agreement:


Name:
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