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Copyright Transfer Agreement
The Korean Pharmacopuncture Institute (KPI) requires a formal written transfer of copyright from the author(s) for each article published. We therefore ask you to complete and return this form, retaining a copy for your records. Your cooperation is essential and appreciated. Any delay will result in a delay in publication.
Article title:
I/we have read and agree with the terms and conditions stated on page 2 of this agreement and I/we hereby confirm the transfer of all copyrights in and relating to the above-named manuscript, in all forms and media, now or hereafter known, to the KPI, effective from the date stated below. I/we acknowledge that the KPI is relying on this agreement in publishing the above-named manuscript. However, this agreement will be null and void if the manuscript is not published in the Journal of Pharmacopuncture.
Signature of copyright owner(s):
Name (printed):
Title (if employer representative):
Company or institution:
If either of the following is applicable, please tick the box:
author on behalf of all co-authors
employer representative
Please fax the signed copy to: +82-2-2658-9136
Attn: Editor of Journal of Pharmacopuncture Or you can scan this page and send email with scanned image file to kpi-jpharmaco@naver.com
Rights of Authors
The KPI recognizes the retention of the following:
  • Patent and trademark rights and rights to any process or procedure described in the article.
  • The right to photocopy or make single electronic copies of the article for their own personal use, including for their own classroom use, or for the personal use of colleagues, provided the copies are not offered for sale and are not distributed in a systematic way outside of their employing institution (e.g. via an e-mail list or public file server). Posting of an article on a secure network (not accessible to the public) within the author’s institution is permitted.
  • The right, subsequent to publication, to use the article or any part thereof free of charge in a printed compilation of works of their own, such as collected writings or lecture notes.
All copies, paper, electronic or other use, of the information must include an indication of the KPI copyright and a full citation of the journal source. Please refer requests for reprints to the corresponding author, and requests for all other uses not covered above, including the authorization of third parties to reproduce or otherwise use all or part of the article (including figures and tables) to:
Korean Pharmacopuncture Institute, 4F AKOM building, 91, Heojun-ro ,Gangseo-gu, Seoul 07525, Korea
The author(s) warrant(s) that the article is the author’s original work and has not been published before. The author(s) warrant(s) that the article contains no libelous or other unlawful statements, and does not infringe on the rights of others. If excerpts from copyrighted works are included, the author(s) has (have) obtained or will obtain written permission from the copyright owners and will credit the source in the article.
The author(s) must agree that if a prior version of this work (normally a preprint) has been posted to an electronic public server, they will not update and/or replace the prior version in order to make it identical in content to the final published version.
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