Interview Release

In connection with a forthcoming book or books by Tim Ferriss (“Author”) tentatively titled “In a Nutshell…” (the “Work”), I hereby grant to Author, his publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, and their respective licensees, assigns, and affiliates (the “Authorized Parties”) the nonexclusive permission to publish in the Work quotations, excerpts, stories and tips from or based on my responses to the Author’s written questionnaires and/or my other conversations or correspondence with the Author (the “Interviews”) and I grant permission to use my name and identity (collectively, my “Name”) in connection with the Work.  I also grant the Authorized Parties the foregoing permissions to the Interviews and my Name for all purposes in connection with any and all editions and versions of the Work in all forms or media (now or hereafter developed) for distribution throughout the world in all languages, including print, digital and electronic versions, podcasts and broadcasts, and including without limitation publicity, promotion, advertising, reference on the book or jacket, social media, on-line uses or other purposes, at the Authorized Parties’ sole discretion, and in any ancillary or subsidiary works based on the Work.

I warrant that I control the right to grant the foregoing permissions to the Interviews and my Name. I hereby release and discharge the Authorized Parties from any and all claims that such use of the Interviews or my Name as authorized violates or infringes my rights, including without limitation any claims of defamation, libel, invasion of privacy, or infringement of moral rights, rights of publicity or copyright.  This grant of rights and release is perpetual and irrevocable, so the Authorized Parties may proceed in reliance thereon if such parties elect to utilize the rights granted herein. My remedies in the event of a breach of this Release are to be strictly limited to the right to recover damages, if any, in an action-at-law, and I waive any equitable remedies against the Authorized Parties. 

If I am executing this release on behalf of the individual named in this submission, I represent and warrant that I am authorized to make this submission, and to execute and agree to the terms of this Interview Release on behalf of the named individual. 


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