COLLABORATION AGREEMENT for LifePowerTip.com


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This Collaboration Agreement is made between Thea Westra at Forward Steps whose address is PO Box 1307 Victoria Park WA 6981 Australia and www.lifepowertip.com article contributors whose names and email addresses are as provided to Thea via www.alittlebookof.com/sendyourarticle.html

1. Description of Work

We agree to collaborate to create the following Work: articles for LifePowerTip.com and a book containing all those articles

2. Collaborators’ Contributions

We agree to the division of labor set forth in the schedule attached to and made part of this agreement.

3. Completion Date

We shall complete our contributions by end December 2013 or by the date(s) specified in email notifications to collaborators by Thea Westra at Forward Steps. If we fail to do so, Thea Westra at Forward Steps will alter the date at this page, to extend the time for completion.

If we fail to agree to an extension, we shall enter into a written agreement (casually & via email) as to which of us may complete the Work and on what terms, including what authorship credit and compensation, if any, shall be paid to the collaborator who does not participate in completing the Work. If we are unable to agree, we shall submit our dispute to mediation and/or arbitration as described below.

4. Quitting the Collaboration

If any of us wishes to quit the collaboration before the Work is finally completed and published, Thea Westra at Forward Steps shall set forth the rights of the withdrawing collaborator, including what authorship credit and compensation, if any, shall be paid to the withdrawing collaborator. If we are unable to agree, we shall submit our dispute to mediation and/or arbitration as described below.

5. Ownership

We intend that the completed Work shall be a joint work. Thea Westra at Forward Steps shall be JOINT owner in the copyright in the Work and reserves the right to edit any article, mainly to fix spelling/grammar errors. It is fine to publish your article(s) elsewhere. The article(s) remain yours to do with as you wish.

If you are able, it would be great to wait until the book is published (however, not mandatory). A site such as this example: rebranding 179 Forward Steps will then be sent to you, so that you can link your article(s) to a URL that hosts your book’s PDF copy e.g. you could build an opt-in gift page like Create Future.

Materials any of us collects to prepare the Work shall belong to the collaborator who obtains them if acquired at his or her expense. Otherwise, all materials shall be JOINTLY owned by Thea Westra at Forward Steps and may be disposed of only upon written agreement between the collaborator and Thea Westra at Forward Steps.

6. Authorship Credit

The Work shall contain the following credit line: 30 word bio and a link to website of individual contributors as submitted at www.alittlebookof.com/sendyourarticle.html
The credit line will be included in all places that each article is published.

7. Payments

All money accruing from the exploitation of the Work shall be divided as a percentage as outlined in the Forward Steps Affiliate Program and/or as at the Clickbank acount of Thea Westra at Forward Steps.

8. Expenses

All expenses incurred in creating the Work shall be zero dollars unless we agree otherwise, in writing and in advance.

9. Death or Disability

If any of us dies or becomes disabled before completion of his or her portion of the Work, Thea Westra at Forward Steps may complete that portion of the Work or hire someone else to do so. The deceased collaborator’s estate or disabled collaborator shall be paid a pro rata share of all income received from the Work based on the amount of the deceased or disabled collaborator’s written contribution to the completed Work after deducting expenses incurred in completing the Work, including any salaries, fees or royalties paid to another to complete the Work. Thea Westra at Forward Steps shall have sole authority to enter into contracts or licenses for the Work. If Thea Westra at Forward Steps dies or becomes disabled before completion of the Work then her partner, Greg Norman, will seek the assistance of all collaborators to support with completion and publication, or an agreement to discontinue the Work.

10. Term of Agreement

This Agreement begins on the date signed by Thea Westra at Forward Steps (near end of this page) and shall continue for the duration of the copyright in the Work.

11. Decision Making

All editorial, business and other decisions affecting the Work shall be made by Thea Westra at Forward Steps and no agreement shall be valid without her written agreement. All collaborators will be contacted in advance about editorial, business and other decisions affecting the Work and agreement will be sought before decisions.

12. No Partnership

We are collaborators in this single Work. This agreement does not create a partnership relationship.

13. Exclusive Agreement

This and the information provided at www.lifepowertip.com/invitationtowrite.html, is our entire agreement. Any other agreements previously entered into by us are superseded by this agreement.

14. Non-Competition

For a period of 0 days before/after completion of the Work (i.e. publication of the book based on articles at lifepowertip.com), none of us shall participate in the preparation of any other work that directly competes with and would significantly diminish the sales/sharing of the Work.

15. Derivative Works

We agree that none of us will incorporate material based on or derived from the Work in any book/ebook without the written consent of Thea Westra at Forward Steps.

16. Warranties and Indemnities

We represent and warrant to each other that:

Each of us is free to enter into this agreement;

Our contributions to the Work are original or all necessary permissions and releases have been obtained and paid for; and

None of our contributions to the Work libel or violate the right of privacy or publicity or infringe upon any copyright or other proprietary right of any other person or entity.

We each agree to indemnify the other(s) for any loss, liability or expense resulting from the actual breach of these warranties.

17. Successors

This agreement shall benefit and bind our heirs, successors, assigns and personal representatives.

18. Assignment and Delegation

None of us may assign his or her rights or delegate his or her duties under this agreement without the written consent of Thea Westra at Forward Steps. However, any collaborator may assign the right to receive royalties or other income from the Work by giving written notice to Thea Westra at Forward Steps.

19. Applicable Law

This agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of Western Australia.

20. Dispute Resolution

If a dispute arises under this agreement, we agree to first try to resolve it with the help of a mutually agreed-upon mediator, online. Any costs and fees other than attorney fees associated with the mediation will be shared equally by each of us.

If we cannot agree, then with the help of a mutually agreed-upon mediator in the following location: Perth, Western Australia (also online, via Skype or similar service). Any costs and fees other than attorney fees associated with the mediation will be shared equally by each of us.

If it proves impossible to arrive at a mutually satisfactory solution through mediation, we agree to submit the dispute to binding arbitration at the following location: Perth, Western Australia (if allowable, legal & possible, online via Skype or similar service), under the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitration may be entered in any court with jurisdiction to do so.

21. Attorney Fees

If any legal action is necessary to enforce this agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to reasonable attorney fees, costs and expenses in addition to any other relief to which he or she may be entitled.

Dated: 29 August 2012

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Thea Westra at Forward Steps

LifePowerTip.com

ForwardSteps.com.au

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