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Re: question re: end users indemnifying publisher/vendor

I would be interested to know (if anyone has a clue) why a publisher
would make this request.  I don't see the legal exposure and am
wondering if this is simply an instance of a legal department applying
a principle mechanically.

Joe Esposito

On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 5:54 PM, Rebecca Kemp <rkemp@email.unc.edu> wrote:
> I've run across a scenario where a publisher requires end users
> to enter into an end user agreement in which the end user agrees
> to indemnify the publisher. Is there any language that can be
> used in the institutional license to mitigate this
> indemnification? I think in this particular case, we're not going
> to be able to change anything, but for my future reference, has
> anyone had experience with a situation like this?
> --Rebecca
> Rebecca Kemp
> E-Resources Acquisitions Librarian
> CB#3938 Davis Library
> UNC-Chapel Hill
> Chapel Hill, NC 27514-8890