Intellectual Property Rights Statement

1. Any intellectual property in the submission must belong to the Applicant. Applicants will retain the intellectual property rights to their entry to the Prize. Such Intellectual Property must be clearly marked as proprietary except if you are publishing open source. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that they are not infringing on the Intellectual Property of others.
2. The teams guarantee that the information provided, including but not limited to the proposal, graphics, presentation, audio, video, and other materials, does not infringe intellectual property rights and other rights of others, or violate laws and regulations.
3. The shortlisted teams agree to authorize the organizer or co-organizers to use the graphics, presentations, photos, videos and other materials, including but not limited to the names and portraits of the team members, free of charge without the restriction of time, location, and number of times for non-profit purposes, including but not limited to printing, display, promotion, news reporting, publication, and publicizing, and to sublicense third parties to use the aforementioned materials. The teams also agree that the organizer may revise, reproduce, edit, and exercise, on relevant marketing media, all of the rights of the copyright owner enjoys under the copyright law without notifying the teams. However, the programs, software, system produced by the teams during the event are not included. The teams and their members also agree not to exercise their moral rights if the aforementioned rights are not compromised.
4. The team agrees to authorize the organizer or co-organizer to take photos, make films, or request the teams to provide relevant photos or videos for the purposes of recording, promoting, and marketing this event or related activities during the course of this event and that the organizer and co-organizer may publish the aforementioned photos or videos in any form.