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Contract Highlights > Term - Pg. 229

Licensing 229 · Merchandise Profits. The licensor should share in revenue from all merchandise from the film or any other entertainment produced under the license (such as a television spin-off). Merchan- dise should include soundtracks and theme park rides in addition to apparel, books, and all of the other customary merchandise. Note TIP Consider capping the distributionfees, particularly if there is any possibility of sweetheart deals acrossbranches of a conglomerate. · Service Fees. At least one party from the developer should be engaged as a "creative consul- tant" on any projects and should receive industry-standard compensation and screen credits. Where possible, gaining production credits is advisable because they can carry union-mandated fees.