LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LAB END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR NON-COMMERCIAL RESEARCH USE
Software: Joint BioEnergy Institute Techno Economic Models
IMPORTANT – READ CAREFULLY: THIS END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”) IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU (IN YOUR CAPACITY AS AN INDIVIDUAL AND AS AN AGENT FOR YOUR COMPANY, INSTITUTION OR OTHER ENTITY) (COLLECTIVELY, “YOU” OR “LICENSEE”) AND THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACT-OPERATORS OF THE ERNEST ORLANDO LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY (“BERKELEY LAB”) ON BEHALF OF THE JOINT BIOENERGY INSTITUTE AND ITS MEMBER INSTITUTIONS (BERKELEY LAB, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT DAVIS, THE CARNEGIE INSTITUTION, LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY, AND SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORIES) (COLLECTIVELY, "JBEI"). DOWNLOADING, INSTALLING, USING, OR COPYING OF THE SOFTWARE (AS DEFINED BELOW) BY YOU OR BY A THIRD PARTY ON YOUR BEHALF INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT DOWNLOAD, INSTALL OR USE THE SOFTWARE.
1. LICENSE GRANT. Subject to receipt by Berkeley Lab of any required U.S. Department of Energy approvals, Berkeley Lab grants you, and you hereby accept, a non-commercial, non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free perpetual license to install and use the version noted above of the computer software program noted above, in executable code format only, together with any associated media, printed materials, and on-line or electronic documentation (if any) provided by JBEI (collectively, the “Software”), subject to the following terms and conditions: (a) You may use the Software solely for your own internal, non-commercial, research use. If you want to use the software for commercial purposes please contact firstname.lastname@example.org; (b) You may use the Software solely at the address you provided to JBEI during any registration process; you may not transfer the Software without the prior written consent of Berkeley Lab; you may not allow the Software to be accessed over the internet; (c) You may copy the Software solely to the extent reasonably necessary to exercise the foregoing license, and for backup and archival purposes; provided however that (i) you must reproduce all copyright notices and other proprietary notices on any copies of the Software and you must not remove or alter those notices; (ii) all copies of the Software shall be subject to the terms of this Agreement; and (iii) you may not otherwise copy or allow copies of the Software to be made; (d) You may not reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code of the Software. You may not modify, alter, or create derivative works of the Software in any manner. You may not rent, lease, loan, sublicense, distribute or transfer the Software to any third party, nor use the Software for commercial time-sharing or service bureau use.
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3. NO MAINTENANCE OR SUPPORT. JBEI shall be under no obligation whatsoever to: (i) provide maintenance or support for the Software; or (ii) to notify you of bug fixes, patches, or upgrades to the Software (if any). If, in its sole discretion, JBEI makes a Software bug fix, patch or upgrade available to you and Berkeley Lab does not separately enter into a written license agreement with you relating to such bug fix, patch or upgrade, then it shall be deemed incorporated into the Software and subject to this Agreement.
4. U.S. GOVERNMENT RIGHTS. The Software was developed under funding from the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Government consequently retains certain rights as follows: the U.S. Government has been granted for itself and others acting on its behalf a paid-up, nonexclusive, irrevocable, worldwide license in the Software to reproduce, prepare derivative works, and perform publicly and display publicly. Beginning five (5) years after the date permission to assert copyright is obtained from the U.S. Department of Energy, and subject to any subsequent five (5) year renewals, the U.S. Government is granted for itself and others acting on its behalf a paid-up, nonexclusive, irrevocable, worldwide license in the Software to reproduce, prepare derivative works, distribute copies to the public, perform publicly and display publicly, and to permit others to do so.
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8. TERM AND TERMINATION. The license granted to you under this Agreement will continue perpetually unless terminated by Berkeley Lab in accordance with this Agreement. If you breach any term of this Agreement, and fail to cure such breach within thirty (30) days of the date of written notice, this Agreement shall immediately terminate. Upon any such termination, you shall immediately cease using the Software, return to JBEI, or destroy, all copies of the Software, and provide JBEI with written certification of your compliance with the foregoing. Termination shall not relieve you from your obligations arising prior to such termination, including but not limited to the responsibility to pay previously accrued fees. Notwithstanding any provision of this Agreement to the contrary, Sections 5 through 10 shall survive termination of this Agreement.
9. EXPORT CONTROLS. You shall observe all applicable United States and foreign laws and regulations (if any) with respect to the export, re-export, diversion or transfer of the Software, related technical data and direct products thereof, including, without limitation, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations. The export of any technology from the United States, including without limitation the Software and related technical data, may require some form of export control license from the U.S. Government and, pursuant to U.S. laws, and failure to obtain any required export control license may result in criminal liability under U.S. laws.
10. GENERAL. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, excluding its rules governing conflicts of laws. No provision in either party's purchase orders, or in any other business forms employed by either party will supersede the terms of this Agreement, and no modification or amendment of this Agreement is binding, unless in writing signed by a duly authorized representative of each party. This Agreement is binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of JBEI, its successors and assigns. This Agreement represents the entire understanding of the parties, and supersedes all previous communications, written or oral, relating to the subject of this Agreement. If you have any questions concerning this license, contact Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Management, One Cyclotron Road, MS 56A-120, Berkeley, CA 94720, Attn: Software Licensing or via e-mail at TTD@lbl.gov.
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