How to write my Software Co-development Contract document

PRODUCT CO DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTION AGREEMENT THIS AGREEMENT is made this current day day of current month current year by and between company name Company and company name Customer Recitals Customer and Company desire to co produce new product the Software Product or the Co produced Product using combination of existing software products created or owned by each respective party and in adherence with the proposed development plan the Specifications as set forth in Exhibit B. Customer and Company desire to exchange advertising and links and cross promote one another using variety of marketing and advertising services the Services as set forth in Exhibit B. Agreements In consideration of the mutual covenants set forth in this Agreement Company and Customer hereby agree as follows.

1. Creation of New Software Product. Company shall make available select content documents templates and other source or object code the Content for inclusion into new Software Product using Customers Insert Customers contribution to the Co development project Customer shall provide technical assistance in the use of the product as well as specific support in aiding Company in the development of the Software Product. 1 Advertising and Promotion. Customer shall arrange for the placement of advertising and promotion of Company and agrees to fulfill the following duties. 1. Customer will offer the product on all point of sales or any other outlet agreed upon under this agreement. 1. Company will offer the product on their point of sales and any other outlet agreed upon under this agreement.

1. Compensation rates will vary according to Exhibit A. 2. Specification and Services Completion. Advertising and Marketing Material shall mean any programming coding graphic design linking or other collateral required by either party to fulfill its obligations under the Specifications. Both parties will use reasonable diligence in any development and promotion Advertising and Marketing Material and endeavor to complete all agreed upon materials in timely manner. Both parties acknowledge that any delivery deadline communicated between parties shall be an estimate and is not required delivery date. Both Customer and Company shall retain all intellectual property rights in any logos graphics text images or other components owned and transmitted to either party for use in fulfillment or creation of Advertising and Marketing Material. Each party shall develop the Advertising and Marketing Material according to and in adherence to any guidelines styles or style guides that each party makes use of. 2 Survivability of Products and Compensation. In the event that either party decides to terminate this agreement each party shall continue to have the right to distribute the existing product through their normal sales channels and according to the compensation provisions set forth in Exhibit A. Neither party will have any right to decompile copy reverse engineer or otherwise continue development on the Co produced Product.

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Writing the Software Co-development Contract document

PRODUCT CO DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTION AGREEMENT THIS AGREEMENT is made this current day day of current month current year by and between company name Company and company name Customer Recitals Customer and Company desire to co produce new product the Software Product or the Co produced Product using combination of existing software products created or owned by each respective party and in adherence with the proposed development plan the Specifications as set forth in Exhibit B. Customer and Company desire to exchange advertising and links and cross promote one another using variety of marketing and advertising services the Services as set forth in Exhibit B. Agreements In consideration of the mutual covenants set forth in this Agreement Company and Customer hereby agree as follows.

1. Creation of New Software Product. Company shall make available select content documents templates and other source or object code the Content for inclusion into new Software Product using Customers Insert Customers contribution to the Co development project Customer shall provide technical assistance in the use of the product as well as specific support in aiding Company in the development of the Software Product. 1 Advertising and Promotion. Customer shall arrange for the placement of advertising and promotion of Company and agrees to fulfill the following duties. 1. Customer will offer the product on all point of sales or any other outlet agreed upon under this agreement. 1. Company will offer the product on their point of sales and any other outlet agreed upon under this agreement.

1. Compensation rates will vary according to Exhibit A. 2. Specification and Services Completion. Advertising and Marketing Material shall mean any programming coding graphic design linking or other collateral required by either party to fulfill its obligations under the Specifications. Both parties will use reasonable diligence in any development and promotion Advertising and Marketing Material and endeavor to complete all agreed upon materials in timely manner. Both parties acknowledge that any delivery deadline communicated between parties shall be an estimate and is not required delivery date. Both Customer and Company shall retain all intellectual property rights in any logos graphics text images or other components owned and transmitted to either party for use in fulfillment or creation of Advertising and Marketing Material. Each party shall develop the Advertising and Marketing Material according to and in adherence to any guidelines styles or style guides that each party makes use of. 2 Survivability of Products and Compensation. In the event that either party decides to terminate this agreement each party shall continue to have the right to distribute the existing product through their normal sales channels and according to the compensation provisions set forth in Exhibit A. Neither party will have any right to decompile copy reverse engineer or otherwise continue development on the Co produced Product.

2 Notification of Termination. In the event that either party decides to terminate this agreement the terminating party shall give sixty days prior written notification via registered mail of their intent to terminate this agreement. 3. Compensation. For all Services under this Agreement Customer and Company shall compensate one another in cash pursuant to the terms of Exhibit attached hereto. In the event either party fails to make any of the payments referenced in Exhibit by the deadline set forth in Exhibit either party reserves the right but is not obligated to pursue any or all of the following remedies. terminate the Agreement; withhold all materials Services or content from the other party; bring legal action. 4. Confidentiality. Customer and Company acknowledge and agree that any Specifications and all other documents and information related to the engagement of marketing or advertisement development of products or practices the Confidential Information will constitute valuable trade secrets of each party. Both parties shall keep the Confidential Information in confidence and shall not at any time during or after the term of this Agreement without the others prior written consent disclose or otherwise make available to anyone either directly or indirectly all or any part of the Confidential Information. Excluded from the Confidential Information definition is anything that can be seen by the public in any advertising medium or channel.

5. General Provisions. 5 Entire Agreement. This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any and all prior agreements or understandings written or oral between the parties related to the subject matter hereof. No modification of this Agreement shall be valid unless made in writing and signed by both parties hereto. 5 Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of state or province. Exclusive jurisdiction and venue shall be in the county County state or province Superior Court. 5 Binding Effect.

This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of both parties and their respective successors and assigns provided that neither party assigns any of its obligations under this Agreement without the others prior written consent. 5 Waiver. The waiver by either party of any breach or failure to enforce any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time shall not in any way affect limit or waive such partys right thereafter to enforce and compel strict compliance with every term and condition of this Agreement. 5 Good Faith. Each party represents and warrants to the other that such party has acted in good faith and agrees to continue to so act in the negotiation execution delivery performance and any termination of this Agreement. 5 Right to Withhold Content and Creative Services. In the event that single party fails in its obligations as set forth on Exhibit within the time prescribed in Exhibit the other party has the right to withhold further promotion content and Services performed for or on behalf of the other party until such obligations are met.

5 Indemnification. Both parties warrant that everything they give one another to use in fulfillment of Specifications is legally owned or licensed. Both parties agree to indemnify and hold harmless one another from any and all claims brought by any third party relating to any aspect of the content and Services including but without limitation any and all demands liabilities losses costs and claims including attorneys fees arising out of injury caused by either partys products services material supplied copyright infringement and or defective products sold via the advertising or Services of either party. 5 Use of Services and Creative Content for Promotional Purposes. Both parties may advertise use or otherwise promote the creative content description of Services performed results of Services and campaign data as they see fit for promotional purposes. 5 Placement of Tracking Codes. Both parties may use tracking codes URLs or other IDs to evaluate the effectiveness of any and all advertising. 5. 10 Attorneys Fees.

In the event any party to this Agreement employs an attorney to enforce any of the terms of the Agreement the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its actual attorneys fees and costs including expert witness fees. 5. 11 Term of Agreement. This agreement shall begin on start date and shall continue in full force until terminated by either party upon at least thirty days prior written notice. The parties represent and warrant that on the date first written above they are authorized to enter into this Agreement in its entirety and duly bind their respective principals by their signatures below. EXECUTED as of the date first written above. company name By signator authorized signature or signer. Job title of signator authorized signature or signer.

Date when the contact was signed company name By signator authorized signature or signer. Job title of signator authorized signature or signer. Date when the contact was signed Company Initials Customer Initials

Writing the Software Reviewers Contract document (alternate or related contract document)

company name REVIEWERS AGREEMENT Please review and sign the following reviewers Agreement if you are interested in receiving fully functional review copy of our software. You must read and agree to the following Terms and Conditions. Declarations THIS AGREEMENT is made this current day day of current month current year by and between contract first name contract last name Reviewer and company name Company I Reviewer do hereby declare that have read understand and agree to the following terms conditions and agreements. 1 agree and understand this may not be full and final release version of the software and that this product is strictly for the purpose of testing reviewing and evaluating the Insert the Product Name to be Reviewed software. 2 agree not to use this product for Commercial Purposes and understand that it is for review and testing purposes only. 3 agree that any comments statements testimonials reviews and or editorials make whether made directly to Company or in public forum may be used by Company for promotional purposes. 4 agree not to distribute the software or make it available in any format to any other party whatsoever. This includes but is not limited to multiple installations installing it on another team members developer employee or other third partys computer. This Agreement is for SINGLE user SINGLE installation license.

Terms and Conditions 1. Software. Company shall provide Reviewer with copy of the software registration key documentation and any necessary passwords required to fully operate the software. Reviewer is granted single user copy of the software and may only install and use the software at their single location. 2. Support. Company will endeavor and make every effort to respond to Reviewers questions. 3. Confidentiality. Reviewer and Company acknowledge and agree that the software and all other documents and information related to the development of the software or third party materials transmitted or made available to the Reviewer in connection with this Agreement will constitute valuable trade secrets of Company. Reviewer shall keep the Confidential Information in confidence and shall not at any time during or after the term of this Agreement without the prior written consent of Company disclose or otherwise make available to anyone either directly or indirectly all or any part of the Confidential Information. 4. Limited Warranty and Limitation on Damages.

Company warrants the software will conform to the specifications listed in the product documentation the Company web site or other collateral related to the software. This warranty shall be the exclusive warranty available to the Reviewer. Reviewer waives any other warranty express or implied. Reviewer acknowledges that Company does not warrant that the software will work on all platforms unless specific platform is set forth in writing by the company. Reviewer acknowledges that Company is not responsible for the results obtained by Reviewer when using the software. Reviewer acknowledges that Company is not responsible for fixing problems in the software during the term of this Agreement. Except as otherwise expressly stated herein Reviewer waives any claim for damages direct or indirect and agrees that its sole and exclusive remedy for damages either in contract or tort is limited to the amount of any compensation received from Company. 5. General Provisions. 5 Entire Agreement. This Agreement contains the entire Agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any and all prior agreements or understandings written or oral between the parties related to the subject matter hereof. No modification of this Agreement shall be valid unless made in writing and signed by all of the parties hereto. 5 Governing Law.

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of state or province. Exclusive jurisdiction and venue shall be in the county County state or province Superior Court. 5 Binding Effect. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of Reviewer and Company and their respective successors and assigns provided that Company shall not assign any of their obligations under this Agreement without Reviewers prior written consent. 5 Waiver. The waiver by either party of any breach or failure to enforce any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time shall not in any way affect limit or waive such partys right thereafter to enforce and compel strict compliance with every term and condition of this Agreement. 5 Good Faith. Each party represents and warrants to the other that such party has acted in good faith and agrees to continue to so act in the negotiation execution delivery performance and any termination of this Agreement. 5 No Right to Assign. Reviewer has no right to assign sell modify or otherwise alter the software except upon the express written advance approval of Company which consent can be withheld for any reason.

5 Right to Remove Software. Company reserves the right to revoke all rights and access to the software web site or any other material made available to Reviewer during the terms of this Agreement at any time and without notice. 5 Use of Comments and Testimonial for Promotional Purposes. Reviewer grants Company the right to use any and all comments reviews testimonials and other material prepared by the reviewer for promotional purposes and or to cross link it with other marketing venues developed by Company. 5 Attorneys Fees. In the event any party to this Agreement employs an attorney to enforce any of the terms of the Agreement the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its actual reasonable attorneys fees and reasonable associated costs including expert witness fees. Each party represents and warrants that on the date first written above they are authorized to enter into this Agreement in entirety and duly bind their respective principals by their signature below.

EXECUTED as of the date first written above. company name By signator authorized signature or signer. Job title of signator authorized signature or signer. Date when the contact was signed contract first name contract last name

By signator authorized signature or signer. Job title of signator authorized signature or signer. Date when the contact was signed Company Initials Reviewer Initials

How to write my Contract Change Form (During Development) document (alternate or related contract document)

company name Contract Addendum company name address address

city state or province zip or postal code Phone phone number Fax fax number DATE. current date Order contract reference number Bill To. company name address address

city state or province zip or postal code Phone phone number Fax fax number For. Invoice. Product and or Service Addendum. Contract #contract reference number Additional Services The following is request to amend the previous established and contracted relationship between company name and company name and is to act as an addendum to any existing contract or relationship established between the two parties. Authorized changes may also impact delivery dates and milestones. The undersigned party desires company name to provide the following additional goods and services. Total. Delivery Date Milestone Impact. Entire Agreement. This Agreement contains the entire Agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any and all prior agreements or understandings written or oral between the parties related to the subject matter hereof. No modification of this Agreement shall be valid unless made in writing and signed by both of the parties hereto.

Binding Effect. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of Customer and Developers and their respective successors and assigns provided that Developers may not assign any of his obligations under this Agreement without Customers prior written consent. PAYMENT TERMS. Net days. 1. 5% Interest monthly on accounts past due days. ACCEPTANCE OF AGREEMENT. The above prices specifications and conditions are hereby accepted. The designer is authorized to execute the project or provide software as outlined in this Agreement. Payment will be made as proposed above. Customers signature Title Date Developers signature Title Date

Writing the Software License and Royalty Agreement document (alternate or related contract document)

LICENSING AND ROYALTY AGREEMENT This Licensing Agreement the Agreement is entered into this current day day of current month current year by and between company name state or province company hereafter Licensee and company name hereafter Licensor Recitals 1 The Licensee desires to license content from the Licensor in the following areas of media and design. Insert description of media areas and design.

2 Licensor desires to participate in collaborative collective work and has agreed to provide content and media for the Licensee to be distributed released in collection under the Licensee Name and Brand. Agreements In consideration of the mutual covenants set forth in this Agreement Licensor and Licensee hereby agree as follows. 1. Licensed Content. Licensor grants to Licensee its agents successors or assigns those for whom Licensee is acting and those acting with its authority and permission the absolute and right and permission to copyright use re use publish and republish recordings copies reproductions digitally sampled and or reconstructed versions of Licensors DVD CD ROM VHS VHS DV Mini DV SWF Fla Digital Artwork and other Media submission in whole or in part including but not limited to any and all animation music video narrative shorts features and trailers in whatever form submitted collectively the Content in any advertising display or product including software releases derivative or ancillary products or works whether such products or works are now in existence or are hereafter created or acquired. Licensor and Licensee further agree that such right and permission has been granted to Licensee on an exclusive basis for use in the Software Graphics Market. Content Description. Insert description of the content to be licensed. 2. Usage. The Content may be copyrighted used and or published individually or in conjunction with other photography video works and recordings and in any medium including without limitation print publications public broadcast CD ROM format and for any lawful purpose including without limitation trade exhibition illustration promotion publicity advertising and electronic publication.

3. Waiver of Approval. Licensor waives any right that Licensor may have to inspect or approve the finished product or products or any advertising copy or printed matter that may be used in connection with such product or the use to which it may be applied. 4. Indemnification. Licensor releases discharges and agrees to hold harmless Licensee its agents successors or assigns and all persons acting under its permission or authority or those for whom it is acting from any liability by virtue of any distortion alteration digitization reconstruction or use in composite form whether intentional or otherwise that may occur or be produced in the recording and subsequent reconstruction of the Content or any other subsequent processing thereof as well as any publication of the resulting materials. 5. Warranties. Licensor warrants that Licensor is of legal age and has every right to contract in Licensors own name in this matter. Licensor further warrants that Licensor has the full right and authority to license the properties to Licensee as provided herein and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Licensee from any and all expenses suits judgments damages and related costs and fees arising out of Licensors actions omissions negligence or otherwise under this Agreement. Licensor acknowledges that Licensor has read this Agreement prior to its execution and that Licensor is fully familiar with its contents. 6. Compensation.

The Licensee will pay Licensor for the following expenses incurred under this Agreement. Insert description of all expenses covered by the Agreement. 7. Independent Contractor. Nothing herein shall be construed to create an employer employee relationship between the parties. The consideration set forth above shall be the sole payment due to Licensor for services rendered. It is understood that the Licensee will not withhold any amounts for payment of taxes from the compensation of Licensor and that Licensor will be solely responsible to pay all applicable taxes from said payment including payments owed to its employees and subagents. 8. Confidentiality. In the course of performing services the parties recognize that Licensor may come in contact with or become familiar with information which the Licensee or its clients may consider confidential. This information may include but not limited to information pertaining to design methods pricing information or work methods of the Licensee as well as information provided by clients of the Licensee for inclusion in Web sites to be developed for clients which may be of value to competitors of the Licensee or its clients. Licensor agrees to keep all such information confidential and not to discuss what evolved any of it to anyone other than appropriate Licensee personnel or their delegates. The parties agree that in the event of breach of this Agreement damages may be difficult to ascertain or prove. The parties therefore agree that if Client breaches this Agreement Licensee shall be entitled to seek relief from court of competent jurisdiction including injunctive relief and shall be entitled to an award of liquidated damages. 9. Term of Agreement.

This Agreement shall begin on start date and shall terminate on end date unless terminated for any reason by either party upon thirty days prior written notice. 10. Communication. Any notice or communication permitted or required by this Agreement shall be deemed effective when personally delivered or deposited postage prepaid by first class regular mail addressed to the other partys last known address. 11. Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement of the parties with regard to the subject matter hereof and replaces and supersedes all other agreements or understanding whether written or oral. No amendment extension or change of the Agreement shall be binding unless it is in writing and signed by all of the parties hereto. 12. Binding Effect. This Agreement shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of Licensee and to the Licensees successors and assigns. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to permit the assignment by Licensor of any of its rights or obligations hereunder to any third party without the Licensees prior written consent. 13. Ownership Rights. All plans ideas improvements or inventions developed by Licensor during the term of this Agreement shall belong to the Licensee and or its clients for whom work is being performed as it relates to the Licensees core products and Intellectual Property. Licensor shall however retain the right to display works he creates for Licensee in their portfolio subject to Licensees written approval in advance said approval not to be unreasonably withheld.

14. Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of state or province. Exclusive jurisdiction and venue shall be in the county County state or province Superior Court. The prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its reasonable attorney fees and statutory costs. To any portion of this Agreement declared unenforceable that portion shall be construed to give it the maximum effect possible and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. Each party represents and warrants that on the date first written above they are authorized to enter into this Agreement in entirety and duly bind their respective principals by their signature below. EXECUTED as of the date first written above. company name

By signator authorized signature or signer. Job title of signator authorized signature or signer. Date when the contact was signed company name By signator authorized signature or signer. Job title of signator authorized signature or signer. Date when the contact was signed

Licensee Initials Licensor Initials

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