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however, Writer understands and agrees that Newspaper may publish, at its sole discretion,
any number of photographs less than or equal to those submitted by Writer with the Article.
Taxes. As an Independent Contractor, Writer shall be responsible for the reporting, deposit
and payment of any and all federal, state, and local taxes, including but not limited to
income taxes, FICA taxes, and unemployment taxes incidental to the performance of, or
payment under this Agreement.
Assignment and Ownership of Intellectual Property. Writer hereby understands and
agrees that all Articles submitted to, and published by, Newspaper under this Agreement
shall be considered works for hire, and further, to the extend any intellectual property right
does not pass pursuant to a work for hire, Writer hereby assigns to Newspaper all rights to
publish the Article, and all previously submitted articles of Writer, in any tangible medium
of expression, now known or later developed, from which it can be perceived, reproduced,
or otherwise communicated, either directly or with the aid of a machine or device, including
without limitation the rights to archive, republish, edit, repackage or revise any Article in
any manner as Newspaper sees fit. The rights conferred upon Newspaper by this
agreement shall be exclusive to Newspaper for a period of _______ after the first date
Newspaper initially publishes the Article.
This Agreement is entered into on this _____ day of __________, 200___.