Software Development Consulting Services Agreement Template
Below is a model version of the agreement I use with independent customers. It is a 30-day agreement that is automatically renewed. Custom software consulting agreement [Model] REMINDERBOX. (Client) intends to provide software development and consulting services in accordance with the following conditions and to offer Eric Woods of DataMethodology, LLC (Consultant): (a) Work Product. During the performance of the services, the contractor and its directors, executives, employees or other representatives may, independently or in connection with the company [company name], develop information, produce work products or obtain other results for the company in relation to the services it provides to the company. The client has designed [QUICK DESCRIPTION OF SOFTWARE] that is described in more detail on Schedule A, and the developer is a contractor with whom the client has an agreement to develop the software. The first major obstacle to signing my first client was the development of a consulting contract that meets my needs. The few free models available online were either too restrictive for the developer or did not seem robust enough to provide real security for both parties. The developer undertakes to compensate, defend and protect the client from and before all lawsuits and fees of any type related to the software, including reasonable legal fees due to the violation of third party intellectual rights by the developer. This software development agreement (the „agreement“ or „software development agreement“) indicates the terms and conditions that govern the contractual agreement between [Developer.Company] and its principal establishment [Developer.Address] with [Developer.Address] and [Client.Company] with its main place of activity [Client.Address] (the „customer“) that agrees to be bound to this agreement. d) assistance. The contractor also undertakes to provide all appropriate assistance provided by the company, both during and after the duration of this agreement and with respect to the establishment, maintenance and performance of the company`s rights to the work product.
Compensation. In return for the service, the customer pays the company the rate of [rate] per hour (the „hourly rate“), with a total maximum fee for all work done under this [Total Maximum] software development agreement The fees charged per hour are due and payable if the developer makes an invoice available to the customer.