INTERSURF Software License Agreement

This Software "INTERSURF 1.0" is copyright INRIA 2003-2004.

Software: INTERSURF, version 1.0 of June 2004, hereinafter referred to
as "the Software". In the sequel "the Software" means a run, a
modification, a distribution or an integration of either the Software
or of its generated files.

1. The Software has been designed and implemented by Nicolas RAY, and
Xavier CAVIN, research workers for the Institut National de Recherche
en Informatique et en Automatique (hereinafter "INRIA") - Domaine de
Voluceau - Rocquencourt - 78153 Le Chesnay Cedex - France.

INRIA, hereinafter referred to as the "Owner", hold all the ownership
rights on the Software.

The software has been registered at Agence pour la Protection des
Programmes (APP) under the number

2. The Owner freely grants the right to use the Software for academic,
research and internal business purposes only, e.g. not for commercial
use (see Clause 5 below), without a fee. Any use or reproduction of
the Software to obtain profit or for commercial ends being subject to
obtaining the prior express authorization of the Owner.

3. The user agrees that any reports or published results obtained with
the Software will acknowledge its use by the appropriate citation as

"INTERSURF is a VMD plugin that was developed by the INRIA (Institut
National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique - France). VMD
was developed by the Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group in
the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign."

Any published work which utilizes the INTERSURF VMD plugin shall
include the following references:

"Ray, N., Cavin, X., Paul, J.-C. and Maigret, B., `Intersurf: Dynamic
Interface Between Proteins', J. Molecular Graphics, 2005, Volume 23,
Issue 4, Pages 347-354."

"Humphrey, W., Dalke, A. and Schulten, K., `VMD -Visual Molecular
Dynamics', J. Molecular Graphics, 1996, vol. 14, pp. 33-38."

Electronic documents will include a direct link to the official
INTERSURF page at and to the
official VMD page at

4. INRIA authorizes any reproduction of the software:

- in limits defined in clauses 9 and 10 of the Berne agreement for the
protection of literary and artistic works, which respectively specify
in their paragraphs 2 and 3 authorizing only the reproduction and
quoting of works on the condition that:

"this reproduction does not adversely affect the normal exploitation
of the work or cause any unjustified prejudice to the legitimate
interests of the author",

"that the quotations given by way of illustration and/or tuition
conform to the proper uses and that it mentions the source and name of
the author if this name appears in the source",

- under the condition that this file is included with any

5. Any commercial use made without obtaining the prior express
agreement of INRIA would therefore constitute a fraudulent imitation.
Commercial use of the Software, or derivative works based thereon,
REQUIRES A COMMERCIAL LICENSE.  Should Licensee wish to make
commercial use of the Software, Licensee will contact INRIA
( to negotiate an appropriate license for such
use. Commercial use includes: (1) integration of all or part of the
Software into a product for sale, lease or license by or on behalf of
Licensee to third parties, or (2) distribution of the Software to
third parties that need it to commercialize product sold or licensed
by or on behalf of Licensee.

6. The Software being currently developed, INRIA is assuming no
liability, and should not be responsible, in any manner or any case,
for any direct or indirect damages sustained by the user.