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The Matchstick Journal

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.

Meet the Team: Jennifer Becker

Prior to joining Matchstick, Jen worked at CreateLegal advising creative professionals from all disciplines. For over a decade Jen has helped her clients g...

Meet the Team: Gabe Levine

Prior to forming Matchstick with Josh, Gabe ran his own firm, Groundwork Legal, also focused on representation of the creators of digital products. Befor...

Meet the Team: Josh Barrett

Prior to forming Matchstick, Josh advised creative agencies, studios, and freelancers through his own firm CreateLegal. Client-focused and detail-oriente...

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