ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN, which owns The Great Cat, have agreed to terms for the use of the rights to use the copyrighted work in the works of The Great Cats creator Richard A. Heinberg, according to a release from ESPN and the licensing company.
The agreement includes a $25,000 fee per license, which covers the cost of publishing the books.
ESPN has agreed to pay a royalty of $2 per 1,000 copies sold.
A number of other titles also have licenses for use in Heinberg’s works.
The license covers all of Heinbergs “The Great Cat” and “The Cat in the Hat,” according to the agreement.
The agreement covers all rights in Heinburgs work, including copyright, trademarks, trade secrets, and trade secrets in the U.S., and the use and distribution of any other copyrighted works in the United States.