Font Bureau Font Software License Agreement
1. PARTIES: The Font Bureau, Inc. (hereinafter “Licensor”) having an office at 326 A Street, Suite 6-C, Boston, Massachusetts 02210 and (Licensee) the individual, company or organization licensing Font Software under this Agreement.
2. GRANT OF LICENSE Licensor grants to Licensee a non-transferable, non-exclusive right to use the Fonts (collectively and hereinafter “Font Software”) specified in Licensee’s order for Font Software, on a total of not more than the number of computers and/or Central Processing Units (CPUs) specified in Licensee’s order for Font Software. Persons who are, or are employed by, or are members of Licensee, who operate licensed CPUs shall be considered authorized users (hereinafter "Authorized User(s)") of the Font Software.
3. ACCEPTANCE AND TERMINATION This Agreement shall be effective upon the date that Licensee receives Font Software (hereinafter “Effective Date”). Complete execution of this Agreement is contingent upon Licensee’s tender of the Licensing Fee to Licensor or Licensor’s authorized representatives. Licensor may terminate this Agreement for any material breach of this Agreement by Licensee upon thirty (30) days written notice to Licensee. The written notice shall identify the alleged breach(es) by Licensee and request a cure. If Licensee fails to cure the breach(es) within the thirty (30) day period, this Agreement shall automatically terminate. Upon termination of this Agreement for any reason, Licensee is required to destroy or return to Licensor all original Font Software and any accompanying written material. Licensee shall also certify to Licensor that all copies of the Font Software have been destroyed. In the event of termination due to breach by Licensee, nothing herein shall be construed as a waiver of any of Licensor’s rights or remedies under Equity or Law.
4. OBLIGATIONS OF LICENSEE Licensee shall use its best efforts to ensure that each user of the Font Software abides by the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the terms and conditions of Licensor’s CONDITIONS OF USE which is attached hereto and accompanies Font Software. Licensee further agrees to distribute to each Authorized User of the Font Software a copy of the Licensor’s CONDITIONS OF USE. Licensee may copy the CONDITIONS OF USE as necessary to ensure distribution to each Authorized User of the Font Software.
5. PERMITTED USES AND RESTRICTIONS Licensee may make one copy of the Font Software for back-up purposes only. The back-up copy must contain all the data contained in the original Font Software. Any back-up copy must prominently display all copyright and trademark notices present on the original Font Software. Except as expressly permitted in this agreement, Licensee agrees not to decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, modify, in whole or in part, the Font Software, or rent, lease, loan, network, sub-license or distribute the Font Software, in whole or in part, to any third party. Such third parties include, but are not limited to, clients, printers and service bureaus. Licensee agrees not to create derivative works based upon the Font Software or the design of the typeface which is the subject thereof. Licensee agrees not to reformat the Font Software or regenerate the Font Software in formats not supplied to Licensee by Licensor. Except as permitted herein, Licensee agrees not to copy any written material which may accompany the Font Software.
6. EMBEDDING RESTRICTED (a) Except as may be specifically permitted herein, all embedding and transmission of the Font Software is prohibited. By way of example, not limitation, formats that contain embedded fonts include, but are not limited to the .pdf (Acrobat), Web Embedding Font Technology (WEFT), Flash and the TruDoc formats. The Font Software has been created using embedding bits which are intended to prevent editing of a file containing the embedded Font Software. Licensee hereby agrees not to change, alter or otherwise modify the Font Software or the embedding bits characteristics of the Font Software. The embedding and transmission of editable files containing the Font Software is restricted to the Authorized Users of the Licensee under this Agreement.
(b) Licensee is authorized to create and distribute files containing embedded Font Software in an editable format on an intranet, LAN or other internal network provided such use is limited to the CPUs licensed under this Agreement. Licensee agrees to exercise its best efforts to prevent the transfer of the Font Software to unauthorized users when embedding the Font Software.
(c) Licensee is authorized to create non-editable .pdf formatted documents using the Font Software for the purposes of output printing at a service bureau or printer.
(d) Licensee is not permitted to distribute documents using or containing embedded copies of the Font Software on the internet or for other forms of distribution or downloading to unauthorized users. Such activities require the purchase of a license upgrade. If you wish to publish documents created by the embedding of the Font Software on the internet or wish to otherwise distribute or make such documents available for downloading to parties not licensed under this Agreement, you must contact Font Bureau to purchase the appropriate license upgrade.
(e) Licensee is not permitted to create or distribute to unlicensed parties documents or graphics containing an embedded copy of the Font Software containing a facsimile of the entire or substantially all of the character set of the typeface design embodied in the Font Software.
7. ASSIGNMENT Licensee may not transfer or assign any right granted under this Agreement. In the event of Bankruptcy on the part of Licensee, this Agreement shall automatically terminate.
8. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED The Font Software is the exclusive property of the Licensor. The Font Software contains copyrighted material, trade secrets and other proprietary material. The Font Software is protected under the laws of the United States and other International Treaty Provisions. This Agreement shall not be construed as transferring any rights other than those expressly permitted herein. Licensor reserves all copyrights, trademarks and any other form intellectual property rights in and to the Font Software.
9. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS Licensee shall be responsible for compliance with all laws, foreign and domestic, including but not limited to, all United States laws and regulations relating to the control of exports or the transfer of technology.
10. CONFIDENTIALITY Licensee shall take all reasonable steps to safeguard the Font Software from any unauthorized use, duplication, sublicensing or distribution. Furthermore, Licensee shall, on behalf of itself and all Authorized Users, retain all Confidential Information furnished by Licensor in connection with or derived from the Font Software in strictest confidence and shall not publish or disclose such Confidential Information at any time during the term of this Agreement or after its termination. Licensee further agrees that the terms and provisions of this Agreement shall remain confidential.
11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY Licensee expressly acknowledges and agrees that use of the Font Software is at Licensee’s sole risk. The Font Software and related documentation is provided “AS IS” and without warranty of any kind and Licensor EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. LICENSOR DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE OPERATION OF THE FONT SOFTWARE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT THE FONT SOFTWARE IS WITHOUT DEFECTS. THE FONT SOFTWARE IS NOT INTENDED AND WAS NOT DESIGNED OR MANUFACTURED FOR USE IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCES WHERE THE FAILURE OF THE FONT SOFTWARE COULD LEAD TO DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR SEVERE PHYSICAL OR ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE. THE FONT SOFTWARE IS NOT FAULT TOLERANT AND IS NOT INTENDED FOR USE IN THE CONTROL OR OPERATION OF PROCESS CONTROL DEVICES OR EQUIPMENT FOR MANUFACTURING, OR FOR USE IN NAVIGATIONAL DEVICES. THE FONT SOFTWARE IS NOT CLOCK SENSITIVE. THE PROPER FUNCTIONING OF THE FONT SOFTWARE IS DEPENDENT UPON THE LICENSEE'S UTILIZATION OF YEAR 2000 (Y2K) COMPATIBLE HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL LICENSOR BE LIABLE TO LICENSEE OR ANY OTHER PARTY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, SAVINGS OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE FONT SOFTWARE EVEN IF NOTIFIED IN ADVANCE OF SUCH POSSIBILITY. Licensor’s liability to Licensee shall in no event exceed the replacement cost of the Font Software.
12. OTHER LAW Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental, consequential, special damages, or implied warranties. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION CREATED BY LAW IS ONLY EFFECTIVE FOR THE THIRTY (30) DAY WARRANTY PERIOD. THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND AFTER THE THIRTY (30) DAY WARRANTY PERIOD. The exclusions noted above may not apply to you. Otherwise, and to the extent permissible by law, you agree that all implied warranties are not effective for more than thirty (30) days or the shortest period of time allowed by law, which ever is less.
13. GOVERNING LAW AND ARBITRATION The validity, construction, and performance of this agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Massachusetts without regard to its conflict of law principles. The parties to this Agreement specifically consent to the jurisdiction of the courts of Massachusetts over any action arising out of or related to this Agreement. Licensor and Licensee agree to settle all disputes, controversies, or claims relating to or arising from this Agreement in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association (“CAAA Rules”) in effect as of the Effective Date of this Agreement and in accordance with the applicable laws of the State of Massachusetts. All Arbitration Conferences and Hearings will be held in Boston, Massachusetts. Licensor expressly reserves any and all rights to pursue equitable relief including, but not limited to, temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions, irrespective of the CAAA Rules.
14. SEVERABILITY If any provision of this Agreement is declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect, and the invalid provision shall be replaced by Licensor with a valid and enforceable provision that most closely effects the intent of the invalid provision.
15. WAIVER No waiver by either party, whether express or implied, of any provision of this Agreement shall constitute a continuing waiver of such provision or a waiver of any other provision of this Agreement. No waiver by either party, whether express or implied, of any breach or default by the other party, shall constitute a waiver of any other breach or default of the same or any other provision of this Agreement.
16. ENTIRE AGREEMENT This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the parties and supersedes all previous agreements, promises, representations and negotiations between the parties concerning the Font Software.
17. CAPTIONS The captions of the sections of this Agreement are for convenience only and shall not control or affect the meaning or construction of any of the terms or provisions of this Agreement.
CONDITIONS OF USE
Dear Valued Customer:
Thank you for choosing font(s) from The Font Bureau, Inc. You are licensed to use the font(s) according to the terms of the license agreement. The font software is, and remains, the property of the Font Bureau, Inc. As an individual licensed user it is important that you read and adhere to the following Conditions of Use.
1) Only one backup copy of the font(s) is permitted.
2) Decompiling, reverse engineering, disassembly, modifications or derivative works, i.e., the creation of different weights or styles of the font(s), is not permitted.
3) The terms of the license do not permit lending (friends, relatives, service bureaus), renting, sublicensing or redistribution of the font(s). i.e., you are not permitted to give our font software to anyone, period.
4) Reformatting or regenerating the font software for compatibility with another operating system is not permitted.
5) The copying of any written material which may accompany the font(s) is not permitted.
6) Transmitting the font software from one computer to another over any type of internal or external network is not permitted. Transmitting the font software through the Internet is not permitted. Creation of a non-editable .pdf document for output by a printer or service bureau is permitted. In most other situations, embedding the font software in a document or software program is restricted; please refer to your license agreement before embedding font(s).
7) The font software and any accompanying written material are protected by Copyright and other International Treaties. Unless otherwise noted, all copyrights and trademarks are the property of The Font Bureau Inc.
Should you have any questions about or require assistance installing our font(s), please do not hesitate to contact us:
617 423 8770 (voice) 617 423 8771 (fax)
The Font Bureau, Inc.
326 A St., Suite #6C
Boston, MA 02210