Intellectual Property Rights
- ALL SUBMISSIONS to the Hyundai Visionary Challenge remain the intellectual property of the individuals or organizations that developed them unless entering into a Sponsored Research Agreement. Intellectual property will be governed by the terms of the existing Sponsored Research Agreement between Hyundai Motor Corporation and Brown University. By registering, consenting to the terms of the Hyundai Visionary Challenge, and entering a Submission, however, the Participant agrees that the Hyundai Motor Corporation and Brown University reserve an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, distribute to the public, and publicly display and perform Submission starting on the date of the announcement of contest winners as an example of work.
- BY SUBMITTING to the Hyundai Visionary Challenge or accepting any prize, you represent and warrant the following: (a) you will not submit content that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the content and to grant Hyundai Motor Corporation all of the rights granted herein; (b) you will not publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage Hyundai Motor Corporation, Brown University, or any third party; (c) you will not submit content that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate or destructive to the Hyundai Visionary Challenge or Brown University’s brand image or goodwill; (d) you will not post advertisements or solicitations of business; (e) Hyundai Visionary Challenge and Brown University will not be obligated to pay any compensation to, or permit any participation by, any third party in connection with the use, reproduction, modification, publication, display or other exploitation of any of the content that you submit.
- BY POSTING OR SUBMITTING a Hyundai Visionary Challenge Entry to the Contest (regardless of the form or medium of such content), you hereby grant Hyundai Motor Corporation and Brown University, their respective affiliates, and their affiliates' agents and third party contractors, without additional consideration, a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non- exclusive right and license, with the right to Qsublicense, to discuss, publicize, market and otherwise display content derived from or relating to the Hyundai Visionary Challenge ("Marketing Content"), and to distribute and use such Marketing Content for promotional and marketing purposes (either in the form submitted or in the form of a derivative or adapted work). You understand that you will not receive any compensation or credit for use of your Hyundai Visionary Challenge Entry, other than what is described in these Official Contest Rules.
- PARTICIPANT REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS that he or she is the sole author and copyright owner of the Submission, and that the Submission is an original work of the Participant, or if the Submission is a work based on an existing application, that the Participant has acquired sufficient rights to use and to authorize others, including the Hyundai Visionary Challenge and Brown University, to use the Submission, as specified in the “Intellectual Property Rights” section of the Rules; and that the Submission does not infringe upon any copyright or upon any other third party rights of which the Participant is aware.