Intellectual Property & Copyrights

How it Works

User understands that the Service receives numerous submissions of ideas, formats, stories, screenplays, pitches, suggestions, character descriptions and the like; further, User understands that many such submissions are similar to ideas, formats, stories, suggestions, pitches, screenplays, characters and the like already developed, created, or explored by Maveny or its employees, sponsors, affiliates, parent company, industry professionals, partners, subscribers, users or to anyone else related to Maveny.

User acknowledges that, except as otherwise provided and authorized in these Terms, Maveny will not appropriate or economically exploit any intellectual property that is transmitted via the Service, however User also acknowledges that there could be similar ideas, formats, stories, suggestions, screenplays, pitches, characters and the like which are in development, produced, or worked on by Maveny and its employees in conjunction with any number of partners. User agrees that Maveny has no obligation to User except as set forth in this Agreement and that no other obligations exist or shall be deemed to exist. User further acknowledges that at this time Maveny has no intent to compensate User in any way and User has no expectation of receiving any compensation from Maveny.

 User understands and agrees that Maveny and Maveny’s partners and affiliated organizations use of materials containing elements similar to or identical with protected literary property contained in User’s material shall not obligate Maveny to User in any manner, or in connection with Maveny’s failure to compensate User for Maveny’s use of the material, and that if any suit is so brought, Maveny shall be entitled to equitable relief to enforce the provisions of this agreement.

User acknowledges that by using the Service, User does so at their own risk and Maveny accepts no responsibility for the actions of other Users on the platform.


License & IPR

Maveny does not claim ownership of, or any intellectual property rights in,  any Content that User posts on or through the Service.  Solely to facilitate the purposes of the Service, User hereby grants to Maveny a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use the Content that User posts on or through the Service, subject to the privacy policy of Maveny, including use of any content for the creation of surveys, contests, pitches, machine learning models and other essential usage for proper working of the Service, provided, that such license may not be commercially exploited by third parties. In the event that Maveny elects to exercise this license to use User’s submissions in Maveny’s promotional materials, Maveny undertakes that it will exercise good faith efforts to receive User’s prior consent to such use.


User represents and warrants that: (i) User owns the Content posted by User on or through the Service or otherwise has the right to grant the rights and licenses set forth in these Terms; (ii) the posting and use of User’s Content on or through the Service does not violate, misappropriate or infringe on the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark and/or other intellectual property rights; (iii) User agrees to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owed by reason of Content User posts on or through the Service; and (iv) User has the legal right and capacity to enter into these Terms in User’s jurisdiction.


Be Respectful

  1. User shall not defame, stalk, bully, abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate, discriminate or intimidate people or entities via the Service. User shall not post private or confidential information via the Service.
  2. User may not post violent, nude, partially nude, discriminatory, unlawful, infringing, hateful, pornographic or sexually suggestive content via the Service. The determination of whether content is in violation of this term is within the sole discretion of Maveny, unless otherwise subject to an administrative or judicial order.
  3. User may not use the Service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. User agrees to comply with all laws, rules and regulations (for example national, state, local and provincial) applicable to User’s use of the Service, including but not limited to, copyright laws.