7 Common Terms in Microstock Contributor Agreements Explained

By Lee Torrens

There’s surprisingly little variation in microstock agency Contributor Agreements.

Having worked on the other side I’ve seen that some contributors go through them carefully and ask questions about anything they see as unusual. Others freely admit that they don’t read them at all!

Reading legal agreements isn’t many people’s idea of fun, but it does get easier when you know what to expect and understand what the legalese is trying to say. Here is a list of 7 common clauses explained in real-person language.

1. Granting a License

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Via: Microstock Diaries


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