License Agreements Decoded

Entertainment Lawyer Willa Marcus, in conversation with VRSC/ARAC President Elspeth Domville, reviews the essential components of archive license agreements – the basics and the not-so-basic elements of these very important documents. They come in various forms from supplier’s complex agreements to producer’s own materials releases to simple email permissions from individuals. As archive producers we need to understand the language and the commitments our clients are agreeing to when signing these. What’s hiding in the fine print and what does this terminology mean?

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