Development Service Contract

This is a collection of simple and relatively generic service contracts for the Design / Development crowd.

Original project is available in GitHub: https://github.com/danielbeardsley/service_cont...

Service Contract for Development and Design

Definitions

Developer: Name of Individual issuing this contract

Client: Name of Company or individual entering into this contract with the Developer

Services: Any task or series of tasks done by the Developer on request from the Client, or as part of fulfilling a request from the Client

Product: Any code, images, markup, scripts, content created by the Developer while performing Services

Intangibles: Knowledge about solutions to problems, methods, or designs

Terms

  1. Copyright: Copyright of all Products created while performing Services for the Client will be transferred to the Client upon receipt of payment in full, except in the cases described below.

  2. Copyright Exceptions

    1. The Developer reserves the right to reuse and re-license portions of the created Product as desired, as long as the portions are general solutions to common problems and are not specific to the Clients product.
    2. Any portions of the Product whose copyright is withheld by the developer are licensed to the Client for use in the Product under the MIT license: http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.php
  3. Intangible Property: The Developer retains ownership of all Intangibles gained by the Developer (that are not previously owned by the Client) while providing Services.