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Unlimited License FAQ

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  1. What are the main benefits of purchasing an Unlimited License?
    1. For Buyers
    2. For Sellers
  2. How many End Products can I sell with an Unlimited License?
  3. Why should I pay more for an Unlimited License?
  4. I have unlimited use to broadcast or stream Final Work, correct?
  5. I have unlimited use in for-profit marketing and advertising campaigns, right?
  6. I’m using Final Work to sell eBooks. Will I have unlimited uses?
  7. Does an Unlimited License allow social media use?
  8. What am I banned from doing with an Unlimited License?
    1. Prohibited Uses

What are the main benefits of purchasing an Unlimited License?

For Buyers

  • Buyer is granted all intellectual property rights, title, or interest in the delivered Final Work.
  • Buyer can use the Final Work commercially in an unlimited capacity
  • Buyer is not required to credit Seller
  • Seller cannot audit uses of Final Work and cannot withdraw or discontinue the Final Work

For Sellers

  • Seller can monetize their transferring all intellectual property rights, title, or interest in the delivered Final Work to the Buyer.

How many End Products can I sell with an Unlimited License?

The Unlimited license generally provides for unlimited End Products with Commercial Use

Buyer can only use Seller’s Final Work for lawful purposes only—in other words, for stuff that doesn’t break the law.

Subject to payment, Buyer is granted an unlimited, non-exclusive, transferable, and sublicensable worldwide license, to use Seller’s End Product for the following Commercial or Non-Commercial purposes with unlimited End Users:

  • Digital products/services for Commercial or Non-Commercial Use; Quantity requirement - Unlimited
  • Physical products/services for Commercial or Non-Commercial Use; Quantity requirement - Unlimited
  • Digital or print publications for Commercial or Non-Commercial Use; Quantity requirement - Unlimited Unlimited commercial or personal social media account for Commercial or Non-Commercial Use;
  • Physical (printed, paid or unpaid) ads; Quantity requirement - Unlimited
  • Digital (paid or unpaid) ads; Quantity requirement - Unlimited
  • On-demand applications (including but not limited to “print-on-demand”, “made to order”, create-on-demand, download on demand” services); Quantity requirement - Unlimited
  • Internet streaming of motion picture and audiovisual content for Non-Commercial Use; Quantity requirement - Unlimited
  • Broadcast use of motion picture and audiovisual content (including but not limited to network, cable, satellite, pay-per-view, video on demand, audio visual works); Quantity requirement - Unlimited lifetime viewers
  • Use in trademarks, trade-names, service marks, or design marks;
  • Use in software for sale; Quantity requirement - Unlimited
  • Making public or sharing the End Product in any way that allows third-parties to download, extract, or redistribute the End Product.

Why should I pay more for an Unlimited License?

Generally speaking, you should get an Unlimited license if the Seller is not selling with the Buyer Owns Rights license and your planned use of a Seller’s Final Work exceeds:

  • 250,000 End Users;
  • 1 title or 1 service; used, downloaded, or sold up to 250,000 times;
  • 1 ad or audiovisual content with more than 250,000 lifetime viewers

I have unlimited use to broadcast or stream Final Work, correct?

Yes, streamed and broadcast audiovisual content has unlimited Commercial Use with the Unlimited license. Buyer can only use Seller’s Final Work for lawful purposes only—in other words, for stuff that doesn’t break the law.

Subject to payment, Buyer is granted an unlimited, non-exclusive, transferable, and sublicensable worldwide license, to use Seller’s End Product for the following Commercial or Non-Commercial purposes with unlimited End Users:

  • Internet streaming of motion picture and audiovisual content for Non-Commercial Use; Quantity requirement - Unlimited
  • Broadcast use of motion picture and audiovisual content (including but not limited to network, cable, satellite, pay-per-view, video on demand, audio visual works); Quantity requirement - Unlimited lifetime viewers

I have unlimited use in for-profit marketing and advertising campaigns, right?

Yes, that’s correct with Unlimited Commercial Use Buyer can only use Seller’s Final Work for lawful purposes only—in other words, for stuff that doesn’t break the law.

Subject to payment, Buyer is granted an unlimited, non-exclusive, transferable, and sublicensable worldwide license, to use Seller’s End Product for the following Commercial or Non-Commercial purposes with unlimited End Users:

  • Physical (printed, paid or unpaid) ads; Quantity requirement - Unlimited
  • Digital (paid or unpaid) ads; Quantity requirement - Unlimited

I’m using Final Work to sell eBooks. Will I have unlimited uses?

Yes you can use the Final Work in an unlimited number of copies, however, the following are still not allowed:

  • Any use that breaks the law (including without limitation uses that are unlawful, harmful, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, defamatory, infringing, invasive of personal privacy or publicity rights, harassing, doxxing, humiliating to other people (publicly or otherwise), libelous, threatening, profane, or otherwise objectionable);
  • If the End Product contains an image of a natural person, even if the End Product is model-released, Buyer can’t use it in a way that creates a fake identity, implies personal endorsement of a product by the person, or in a way that is defamatory, obscene or demeaning, or in connection with sensitive subjects;
  • Use in content you do not have the necessary rights to use or reproduce, or in content you know is inaccurate;

Does an Unlimited License allow social media use?

Yes, there are no commercial restrictions Buyer can only use Seller’s Final Work for lawful purposes only—in other words, for stuff that doesn’t break the law.

Subject to payment, Buyer is granted an unlimited, non-exclusive, transferable, and sublicensable worldwide license, to use Seller’s End Product for the following Commercial or Non-Commercial purposes with unlimited End Users:

  • Unlimited commercial or personal social media account for Commercial or Non-Commercial Use;

What am I banned from doing with an Unlimited License?

Prohibited Uses

  • Any use that breaks the law (including without limitation uses that are unlawful, harmful, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, defamatory, infringing, invasive of personal privacy or publicity rights, harassing, doxxing, humiliating to other people (publicly or otherwise), libelous, threatening, profane, or otherwise objectionable);
  • If the End Product contains an image of a natural person, even if the End Product is model-released, Buyer can’t use it in a way that creates a fake identity, implies personal endorsement of a product by the person, or in a way that is defamatory, obscene or demeaning, or in connection with sensitive subjects;
  • Use in content Buyer does not have the necessary rights to use or reproduce, or in content Buyer knows is inaccurate;