Who owns the copyright (licenser) and who is going to use the copyrighted material?
Description of relationship
What is the relationship between the licenser/licensee vis-a-vis the licensed work?
Description of work
Outlines exactly what is being licensed.
Limits the terms of the license to a specific time period.
Limits the use of the copyrighted material to specific formats.
Limits the use of the copyrighted material to physical or digital formats, or allows both.
Specifies whether the licensee needs to state information about the creator and/or licenser when they use the copyrighted material, and how the attribution will be given.
Limits the use of the copyrighted material to specific areas of a magazine, website, or other larger medium in which it will be included.
Limits the use of the copyrighted material to specific dimensions.
Limits how many copies of the copyrighted material can be reproduced or how many times it can be used within a larger medium, like a website.
Limits the use of the copyrighted material to specific areas of the world.
Delivery format and access to the work
How will the item be delivered to the licensee? Will they be able to get further copies? Derivations?
Limits how the licenser can use the copyrighted material while the contract is in effect. May refer to geography, time, media or physical/digital.
A promise made by the licenser that the contract will be fulfilled.
Indemnity and limitation of liability
Guarantees made in specific circumstances, and limiting what those circumstances can include.
Anything not covered above that is important to the licenser or licensee.