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In Praise of Simple Contracts

Nice post from Mark Anderson over at IP Draughts (UK): To make the terms [of standard contracts] suitable for a variety of factual situations, and to minim...

Getting the Most Out of Your Lawyer

Context matters. Good advice in one situation can be plainly unhelpful in another. This also applies to getting legal review of your services agreement. Here’s how to get more out your lawyer.

Attorneys’ Fee Provisions in Services Agreements

You’ve no doubt seen an attorney fee clause in contracts that have been presented to you. But sometimes its missing or differently worded. This post aims to clarify these provisions as applied to providers of creative services.

Tax Provisions in Services Agreements

You’ll often see service agreement provisions making a particular party responsible for taxes. This post breaks down what these provisions do and how you should handle them.

Trademark Issues in Services Agreements

If you do logos, naming, and tag lines as part of your branding work, there are a few trademark issues you should address in your services agreement. This post outlines how to avoid some of the major pitfalls surrounding this type of creative work.

Work for Hire and Assignment Clauses

Every creative services agreement should contain provisions addressing ownership of work. This post speaks includes tips when your client will own the work at the end of the project.

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