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information is footnoted with the phrase “FOIA Confidential Treatment”. The omitted text has been filed
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THIS AGREEMENT is made on 8 th February 2002(FN1)
(1) 19 Recordings Limited of 33 Ransome’s Dock, 35-37 Parkgate Road, London SW11 4NP
(2) Ronagold Limited of Bedford House, 69-79 Fulham High Street, London SW6 3JW
IT IS AGREED as follows:
The following words or expressions shall have the meanings set against them below.
1.1 “Artist” - a singer taking part in a Competition.
1.2 “Competition” - the competition to select a Winning Artist which forms part of the Series in the
1.3 “Finalists” - the number of Artists (ten for the Series in the United Kingdom for the avoidance of
doubt including Darius Danesh and excluding Rik Waller in respect of the first series) reaching the
final stages of the Competition in the Relevant Territory.
1.4 “Format” - the television format “Pop Idol” or “Idols” created by 19 TV Limited and
developed by 19 TV Limited and Thames Television Limited.
1.5 “Local Record Company” — the person, firm or corporation with whom the Winning Artist
and/or Finalists in the Relevant Territory enter(s) into one or more Recording Agreements.
1.6 “Local TV Company” - the person, firm or corporation authorised to make a Series in the