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National Pork Producers Council Corporation (NPPC), an Iowa nonprofit corporation, hereby grants you the non-exclusive, royalty-free, right and permission to use the following trademark(s) (the “NPPC Mark(s)”) solely for the purpose of promoting your exhibit at the 2020 World Pork Expo on the Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, IA, June 3-5, 2020 (the “Expo”), and/or to report on events from or relating to the Expo for your readers, in accordance with the terms that follow.
You acknowledge: (1) that NPPC is the sole and exclusive owner of the NPPC Marks, whether or not registered; (2) that NPPC expressly reserves the right to use the NPPC Mark(s) in connection with any and all goods and/or services and to grant rights to use the NPPC Mark(s) to such other parties as NPPC determines in its sole and absolute discretion, at any time, and for any reason; (3) the value of the reputation and goodwill associated with the NPPC Mark(s) and that such goodwill belongs exclusively to NPPC, and that all of your use of the NPPC Mark(s) shall inure to the benefit of NPPC; (4) that irreparable injury would be caused by your unauthorized use of the NPPC Mark(s) and that injunctive and other equitable relief would be appropriate in the event of your acting contrary to the terms hereof, provided that such remedy shall not be exclusive of any other remedies otherwise available to NPPC; (5) that NPPC is not required to seek registration for, or to maintain any registration of, the NPPC Mark(s) for use with any goods and/or services; (6) that NPPC has the sole and exclusive right, in its sole and exclusive discretion, to prosecute any third party for infringement of the NPPC Mark(s); and (7) that you will immediately discontinue use of the NPPC Mark(s) after the closing of the Expo and/or after receiving notice from NPPC to do so.
You may not: (1) authorize any other party to use the NPPC Mark(s); (2) use the NPPC Mark(s) as a part of any business name; (3) use the NPPC Mark(s) as a part of any domain name; (4) use the NPPC Mark(s) on any goods, whether for sale or for giveaway; (5) alter any NPPC Mark in any way; (6) harm, misuse, or bring into disrepute, the NPPC Mark(s) or NPPC’s reputation; (7) apply for or obtain any trademark registration of or for any NPPC Mark and/or of or for any mark confusingly similar to a NPPC Mark; or (8) attack NPPC’s right or title in and/or to any NPPC Mark or any other right pertaining thereto.
Your use of the NPPC Mark(s) shall be to the best advantage of NPPC. Any services you provide at the Expo will be provided in an ethical manner.
You will include on all your printed materials, the following notation: “The _____________ trademark [wherein you identify the mark at issue] is the property of National Pork Producers Council.”
NPPC expressly disclaims all warranties relating to the NPPC Mark, including any warranties that the NPPC Mark(s) is(are) valid or that the NPPC Mark(s) does (do) not infringe on the rights of any third party.