Representations and Warranties of the Writer. By submitting an Article to View Media Group the writer represents and warrants that the Article is the Writer’s original work, that the Article is not owned by any third party, that the Article is accurate, that the Article has not been obtained by unlawful means, that the Article has not been previously published in any manner or medium, specifically including, but not limited to, print or electronic means, and that publication of the article by View Media Group will not violate any copyright or other intellectual property right of any third party.
Assignment and Ownership of Intellectual Property. Writer hereby understands and agrees that all Articles submitted to, and published by, View Media Group 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 View Media Group all rights to publish the Articles, and all previously submitted articles of Writer within any of View Media Groups online or print publications. The rights conferred upon View Media Group by this Agreement shall be exclusive to View Media Group for a period of 4 years after the first date View Media Group initially publishes the Article.
Relationship. The parties expressly agree and acknowledge that the relationship created by this Agreement is one of Independent Contractor. View Media Group is not the employer of Writer, and Writer is not, and will not be treated as, an employee of View Media Group for federal tax purposes, or any other purposes.