Copywriting contract

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This is a basic copy writing contract with strong intellectual property protection for you, the client. You can use to instruct for writing a series of articles, a book, or a manual. It is intended to make sure you, the client, get what you have paid for. It does not include a specification of work. That is assumed to be set out in detail in a schedule.
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About this copy writing contract

This is a straight forward contract for any copy writing in any industry. It is written for the client to initiate and stay in control. It is intended to make sure you, the client, get what you have paid for.
It provides for an assignment to you of all created work. It does not include a specification of work. That is assumed to be set out in detail in a schedule.

The person you use is an individual who is an expert (you hope!) in his field. He is self employed.

Because the work you want done is intellectual property it is subject to law that does not apply if you want your car serviced or your accounts drawn. We cover all the relevant matters to give you strong protection.

You may want to use the writer more than once (this is an “umbrella” agreement).

Your writer may not be in your country.

We have assumed you are in business through a company but the contract can be easily edited if you are an individual or partnership.

Contents of this copy writing contract

Here is a list of the major subjects covered in this agreement:

  • Definitions and interpretation
  • Contract work
  • New copyright work
  • Payment
  • Client’s system security
  • Confidential information
  • Warranties and indemnity by copy writer
  • Other matters relating to enforcement and other legal issues

Over 700 words of helpful drafting notes.

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Recent reviews

Saved Time And Expense
22 December 2020
I found this contract easy to understand, and easy to amend to meet my business needs. The guidance notes are invaluable and ensure I understand what I'm changing, and the implications any changes could have.

I've tweaked the formatting a bit so that finding the important clauses is easier, but apart from that, it's perfect.

Short of hiring a lawyer to do it for me, I don't think I could ask for more.
Matthew James
Review of the United Kingdom version
Comprehensive document
07 August 2020
Sean Holman
Review of the United Kingdom version

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