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  1. In consideration of publication in VJSTE of the work currently titled ______________ and all associated supplemental materials, data, audio and/or video files (the "Work") and authored by ______________ ("Author"), the sole and exclusive, irrevocable right is hereby granted to VJSTE to publish, reproduce, distribute, transmit, display, store, translate, create derivative works from and otherwise use the Work in any form, manner, format, or medium, whether now known or hereafter developed, throughout the world and in any language, for the entire duration of any such right and any renewal or extension thereof and to permit/sublicense others to do any or all of the foregoing as well.
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