Terms and Conditions

Pet Caricature Portrait  - Pet Release

By commissioning artist John LaFree to draw a custom caricature portrait of your pet(s), you understand and agree to the terms explained below:

Artist John LaFree retains all copyrights/rights for reproduction and commercial use of any and all artwork created featuring your pet(s) likeness. As the purchaser, you own the original artwork hardcopy, but you do not own any copyrights/reproduction rights to the image itself. 

By purchasing a custom CANINE CARICATURE portrait of your pet, you hereby forever grant to John LaFree, his/her/its legal representatives, successors, assigns, licensees, advertising agencies, and all persons or corporations acting with his/her/its permission, the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use, reuse, publish and re-publish, and copyright  your pet(s), likeness, picture and/or portrait drawn by artist John LaFree, in whole or part and/or composite representations, in conjunction with your pet(s)/property/animal own or a fictitious name, including alterations, modifications, derivations and composites thereof, throughout the world and universe for advertising, promotion, trade, retail, commercial or any lawful purposes.

This right shall include the right to use the pet(s)/property/animal name or to combine the pet/property/animal likeness with others and to alter pet(s)/property/animal likeness, by digital means or otherwise, for the purposes set forth herein.

You waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written copy that may be created in connection therewith or the use to which it may be applied. 

You also waive any right to any future compensation as a result of commercial use of any artwork featuring your pet’s likeness.

You acknowledge that the commissioned artwork/portrait was conducted in a completely proper and highly professional manner, and this release was willingly agreed to at its termination. You acknowledge that the Model (your pet) is your property, and certify that you have given your consent freely.

You, hereby warrant that you are the owner of the pet(s)/property/animal named above, that you have read and understood this Release and have the legal authority to execute the above release without breach of any prior agreement or applicable law, including but not limited to prior agreements with modeling or talent agencies or any other person, company or entity. You hereby release and agree to indemnify the licensed parties and their respective successors and assigns, from and against any and all liability arising out of the exercise of the rights granted by the above pet(s)/property/animal Release. You approve the foregoing and waive any rights in the artwork. This agreement shall be binding upon the artist and their heirs, legal representatives and assigns.