The Author represents and warrants to the Publisher that:
(a) The Author is the sole author and proprietor of the Work.
(b) All material of whatever kind, written, prepared, created, composed and/or submitted by the Author hereunder or to the Publisher:
(I) Shall be wholly original with Author and not in the public domain;
(ii) Shall not heretofore have been published in book form;
(iii) Shall not be copied in whole or in part from any other work;
(iv) Shall not contain any matter which is scandalous, obscene, libelous, an invasion of privacy or otherwise contrary to law, and
(v) Shall not infringe upon any statutory copyright, proprietary, common law or other personal property right whatsoever of any person, firm or corporation;
(c) The Author is the sole and exclusive owner of the rights herein conveyed to the Publisher, the Author has not heretofore assigned, pledged or otherwise encumbered any of such rights; and the Author has full power to enter into this Agreement and to make the grants herein contained.