SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR AN EVALUATION COPY OF ITEXT PRODUCTS
IMPORTANT - READ CAREFULLY:
THE ITEXT(SHARP) EVALUATION SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED ONLY UNDER THE FOLLOWING LICENSE WITH iText Software (HEREINAFTER "LICENSOR"). PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING LICENSE CAREFULLY. YOU WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN EVALUATION COPY OF THE ITEXT(SHARP) SOFTWARE AND RELATED "ONLINE" OR ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTATION (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS "SOFTWARE PRODUCT") ONLY IF YOU ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT (HEREINAFTER "AGREEMENT"). THIS IS AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU (HEREINAFTER "LICENSEE") AND THE LICENSOR.
The SOFTWARE PRODUCT also includes any patches and updates to this original SOFTWARE PRODUCT if provided to the LICENSEE by and at the LICENSOR'S sole discretion. By installing, copying, downloading, accessing or otherwise using the SOFTWARE PRODUCT, LICENSEE agrees to be bound by the terms of this AGREEMENT. If LICENSEE does not agree to the terms of this AGREEMENT, it must not install, copy, download, or otherwise use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT.
The SOFTWARE PRODUCT is protected by copyright laws and international copyright treaties, and other intellectual property laws and treaties. The SOFTWARE PRODUCT is licensed, not sold.
Subject to the terms of this AGREEMENT, The LICENSOR grants to LICENSEE a non-exclusive, non-transferable, time-limited license (the "LICENSE") to use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT, in Object Code form for evaluation and trial purposes only. This license period begins when LICENSEE receives the SOFTWARE PRODUCT from LICENSOR or from any other party that LICENSOR has allowed to grant this LICENSE and ends thirty (30) calendar days after receipt of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT (hereinafter "EVALUATION PERIOD"). If LICENSEE keeps using the SOFTWARE PRODUCT after the EVALUATION PERIOD without entering into a commercial license agreement, LICENCEE shall be held to compensate LICENSOR for such unauthorized use by paying to LICENSOR a compensation equal to at least 200% of the then-current applicable commercial license fees. This fee will be due as from the first day following expiration of the EVALUATION PERIOD. LICENSOR and LICENSEE agree that this percentage is proportionate and represents a genuine pre-estimate of the loss LICENSOR will suffer.
All rights not specifically granted to LICENSEE in this Agreement are excluded by LICENSOR. This AGREEMENT in particular does not include any distribution rights
1.1 LICENSE GRANT
LICENSEE may install the trial version of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT for the purpose of testing its functionality. LICENSEE must indicate in what trial environment the SOFTWARE PRODUCT shall be evaluated in order to allow LICENSOR to confirm the authorized trial use. Before the SOFTWARE PRODUCT is used in a production environment, LICENSEE must acquire and dedicate a LICENSE for each separate desktop, server, virtual machine or other device on or from which the SOFTWARE PRODUCT is installed, used, accessed, displayed or run, including the devices used to maintain the applications using the SOFTWARE PRODUCT such as test and QA servers. A LICENSE for the SOFTWARE PRODUCT may not be shared or used concurrently on different devices.
1.2 FURTHER RESTRICTIONS
The LICENSE does not permit LICENSEE to: (a) grant any sublicense for all or part of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT; (b) use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT in conjunction with any other software, data or equipment in such a manner as would cause the resulting product to infringe upon any Intellectual Property Rights of third parties; (c) copy the SOFTWARE PRODUCT, except for trial, backup or archival purposes and provided that each such copy of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT is subject to the terms of this AGREEMENT; (d) transfer, assign, rent, lease, distribute or otherwise dispose of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT on a temporary or permanent basis; (e) make the SOFTWARE PRODUCT available to remote users; or (f) use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT except as expressly permitted in this AGREEMENT.
1.3 ADDITIONAL OBLIGATIONS
LICENSEE agrees: (a) not to remove from the SOFTWARE PRODUCT any copyright notices embedded thereon or therein which acknowledge that LICENSOR has a copyright, trademark, certain pending patent rights, and other intellectual property interests in the SOFTWARE PRODUCT, as the case may be; (b) not to remove any references in or on the SOFTWARE PRODUCT to LICENSOR'S name; (c) to immediately notify LICENSOR if LICENSEE becomes aware of any actual or potential claims by a third party arising in respect LICENSEE's use of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT; (d) not to use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT in contravention of any law.
2.1 LIMITATIONS ON REVERSE ENGINEERING, DECOMPILATION AND DISASSEMBLY
LICENSEE agrees not to reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the SOFTWARE PRODUCT.
2.2 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
This AGREEMENT does not grant LICENSEE any rights in connection with any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret of LICENSOR, except for what is specifically provided herein with this AGREEMENT.
LICENSEE may not use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT to create a product that in reality competes with the SOFTWARE PRODUCT.
LICENSOR reserves the right at any time not to release or to discontinue release of any SOFTWARE PRODUCT and to alter prices, features, specifications, capabilities, functions, licensing terms, release dates, general availability or other characteristics of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT.
3.2 UPDATES AND UPGRADES
Any updates and upgrades to the SOFTWARE PRODUCT provided by LICENSOR are subject to the terms of this AGREEMENT. LICENSOR may make the use of updates and upgrades subject to a modified version of this Agreement.
Title, ownership rights, and all Intellectual Property Rights in and to the SOFTWARE PRODUCT shall remain the sole and exclusive property of LICENSOR. LICENSEE acknowledges that LICENSOR has copyright, trademark, and intellectual property rights in the underlying SOFTWARE PRODUCT. Moreover, Licensee again further acknowledges that the SOFTWARE PRODUCT contains valuable confidential information; therefore, LICENSEE agrees: (a) not to modify the SOFTWARE PRODUCT, or attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer the SOFTWARE PRODUCT or assist or encourage any third party in doing so; and (b) to hold in strict confidence its knowledge of the Confidential Information as a trade secret for the benefit of LICENSOR.
5.1 LICENSE DURATION
This AGREEMENT and the LICENSE granted herein shall terminate upon the expiration of the EVALUATION PERIOD or upon such earlier date as LICENSOR may, by written or electronic notice, provide to LICENSEE. Moreover, this AGREEMENT and LICENSE shall terminate because of LICENSEE'S breach of any provision of this AGREEMENT.
Termination of the LICENSE will not affect the other provisions of the AGREEMENT, which provisions will survive termination of the LICENSE.
5.3 POST TERMINATION
Within thirty (30) days after the date of termination of the LICENSE for any reason whatsoever, LICENSEE shall destroy the SOFTWARE PRODUCT and all copies, in whole or in part. Nothing in this AGREEMENT shall absolve LICENSEE from liability for damages resulting from any breach of this AGREEMENT by LICENSEE, notwithstanding that LICENSOR may have other remedies available under this AGREEMENT (including the right to terminate the LICENSE). If LICENSEE breaches any provision of this AGREEMENT, LICENSEE acknowledges that such breach may diminish substantially the value of such Intellectual Property rights of LICENSOR and may irrevocably harm LICENSOR, and in such event LICENSOR (without limiting its other rights or remedies) shall be entitled to equitable relief (including but not limited to injunctive relief) to protect LICENSOR'S interests, and indemnification and reimbursement for any all expenses incurred by LICENSOR from LICENSEE in protecting LICENSOR'S interests or defending LICENSOR'S rights as a result of LICENSEE'S breach of this AGREEMENT.
THE SOFTWARE PRODUCT IS PROVIDED "AS IS". LICENSOR MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SOFTWARE PRODUCT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT, OR THAT THE SOFTWARE WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR BE ERROR FREE, AND LICENSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES.
THIS SOFTWARE PRODUCT IS PROVIDED TO LICENSEE FOR EVALUATION PURPOSES AND, THEREFORE, LICENSOR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL AND SPECIAL DAMAGES) UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY (INCLUDING TORT CONTRACT, OR ANY OTHER THEORY) WHETHER SUFFERED BY LICENSEE OR ANY OTHER USER OF THE SOFTWARE, OR ANY THIRD PARTY, EVEN IF LICENSOR WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
7.1 INVALID TERM, CONDITION, OR PROVISIONS
If any term, condition, or provision in this AGREEMENT is found to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, the remaining terms, conditions and provisions will continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law. LICENSOR and LICENSEE expressly agree that, in all respects pertaining to this AGREEMENT and its subject matter, parties’ respective rights, obligations and remedies shall be governed exclusively by the terms of this AGREEMENT and that this AGREEMENT supersedes any prior understandings and agreements between LICENSOR and LICENSEE with respect to its subject matter. There are no representations, warranties, terms, conditions, undertakings or collateral agreements, express, implied or statutory, between us other than as expressly made in this AGREEMENT.
This AGREEMENT may not be amended, except in writing, signed by both LICENSEE and LICENSOR. No terms, provisions or conditions of any purchase order, acknowledgment or other business form that LICENSEE may use in connection with the acquisition or licensing of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT will have any effect on the rights, duties or obligations of LICENSEE or LICENSOR under, or will otherwise modify, this AGREEMENT, regardless of any failure of LICENSOR to object to such terms, provisions or conditions.
7.3 GOVERNING LAW
Except as specifically provided herein, this AGREEMENT shall be governed by the laws of Belgium, exclusive of any conflicts of laws principles which would require the application of the laws of another jurisdiction. LICENSEE agrees that any dispute regarding this AGREEMENT or the rights and obligations herein will be heard in the courts having jurisdiction for Ghent, Belgium, and LICENSEE agrees to be subject to the personal jurisdiction of such courts.
If LICENSEE downloads the SOFTWARE PRODUCT or installs the SOFTWARE PRODUCT or uses the SOFTWARE PRODUCT on a desktop, server, virtual machine or other device, LICENSEE shall be deemed to have accepted the terms of this AGREEMENT and to be legally bound thereby.