Standard Service Terms and Conditions with IP Provisions (B2B)
These Standard Service Terms and Conditions with IP Provisions are designed
for use by service providers offering their services to business clients (a
“business-to-business” document). An alternative version is available for
use with consumer clients. This document is suitable for use in situations
where the provision of the services will entail the creation and
exploitation of some form of intellectual property rights. The terms of
this document are sufficiently broad to cover all kinds of intellectual
property rights including copyright, patents and trademarks.
This document is compliant with the GDPR (General Data Protection
Detailed provisions in these terms and conditions set out the parameters
within which the services are to be provided, the obligations of both the
service provider and the client, and how and when payment is to be made.
Further key terms cover aspects such as insurance, liability and
The intellectual property provisions in this document address either the
licensing of the relevant rights from the service provider to the client or
the assignment of those rights.
Over and above the business-to-consumer version, this template also
contains provisions for financial record keeping, confidentiality,
non-solicitation, and a more onerous liability and indemnity clause.
These terms and conditions mirror exactly the provisions of the Standard
Service Agreement, also available from Simply-Docs. These terms have been
written with reference to the agreement, promoting further clarity as to
which document is legally binding.
Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be
read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused
options should be removed from the document.
These Standard Service Terms and Conditions with IP Provisions contain the
1. Definitions and Interpretation
2. Provision of the Service
3. Intellectual Property Rights
4. Client’s Obligations
5. Fees, Payment and Records
6. Liability, Indemnity and Insurance
9. Force Majeure
10. Term and Termination
11. Effects of Termination
12. [Data Protection]
13. [Data Processing]
14. No Waiver
15. Further Assurance
18. Assignment and Sub-Contracting
20. Relationship of the Parties
22. Third Party Rights
24. Entire Agreement
27. Dispute Resolution
28. Law and Jurisdiction
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