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Manuscript Number …27 Copy Transfer .
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Article Title: The Oil Economy, Environmental Law and Human Rights Violation in Niger Delta Region: Implications and Suggested Solutions
Names of All Authors: Dr. Alfred S Ekpenyong
TRANSFER OF COPYRIGHT AGREEMENT
Copyright to the above-listed unpublished and original article submitted by the above author(s), the abstract forming part thereof, and any subsequent errata (collectively, the “Article”) is hereby transferred to the International Centre for Social Policy Research and Development for the full term thereof throughout the world, subject to the Author Rights (as hereinafter defined) and to acceptance of the Article for publication in a journal of INSPRAD. This transferof copyright includes all materials to be published as part of the Article (in any medium), including but not limited to tables, figures, graphs, movies, and other multimedia files. INSPRAD shall have the right to register copyright to the Article in its name as claimant, whether separately or as part of the journal issue or other medium in which the Article is included.
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more than fifty (50) percent of the text (including equations) of the Article. If these conditions are met, copyright in the derived work rests with the authors of that work, and INSPRAD (and its successors and assigns) will make no claim on that copyright. If these conditions are not met, explicit INSPRAD permission must be obtained. Nothing in this Section shall prevent INSPRAD (and its successors and assigns) from exercising its rights in the Article.
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Author Signature(s):[Abbildung in dieser Leseprobe nicht enthalten]
Name(s) (print): ALFRED S EKPENYONG
If the Article has been prepared as Work Made For Hire, the transfer should be signed by both the employee (above) and the employer (below):
Employer Authorized Signature(s)…..
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GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES: A work prepared by a Government officer or employee as part of his or her official duties is not eligible for copyright. If at least one of the authors is not in this category, that author should sign the transfer Agreement above. If all the authors are in this category, one of the authors should sign below, and indicate his or her affiliation.