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Author Agreement

I, hereby grant The Regents of the University of California on behalf of the University of California, Irvine campus ("University") a nonexclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual license, with right to sublicense, to reproduce, distribute, publicly display and publicly perform the work entitled (the "Work") for inclusion in the eScholarship Repository in any format and unrestricted access and use in connection with the educational mission of the eScholarship Repository.

I represent and warrant for the benefit of University:

(a) I have the full power and authority to enter into this agreement and grant the license granted hereunder;
(b) the Work does not infringe the rights of any third party, including copyright, privacy rights, or other proprietary rights; and
(c) I have not made, and will not hereafter make, any contract or commitment contrary to the terms of this Agreement or in derogation of the license granted University hereunder.

I understand that once the Work is deposited in the Repository, a full bibliographic citation to the Work will remain visible in perpetuity, even if the Work is updated or removed.

For authors who are not employees of the University of California:
I agree to hold The Regents of the University of California, the UC Irvine Libraries, and its agents harmless for any losses, claims, damages, awards, penalties, or injuries incurred, including any reasonable attorney's fees that arise from any breach of warranty or for any claim by any third party of an alleged infringement of copyright or any other intellectual property rights arising from the Depositor's submission of materials with CDL or of the use by the University of California or other users of such materials.