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Services Agreement for Surface Designers


This Surface Designer Agreement template is perfect for anyone who creates kick-arse designs for their clients to use on various surfaces (we see you, cute graphic tee!). We completely understand that sorting out ownership of Intellectual Property with your client in these arrangements can be super tricky, so we've got you covered.  We have also sorted out the awkward payment conversations so that your clients are super clear on what they need to do and when.  Don’t wait until you are a bigger company to protect yourself, take your business seriously, and protect yourself now. Putting things in writing protects both parties and gives certainty.


Use this Surface Designer Agreement template if you create surface designs that you want to make money from and make sure you continue to own the intellectual property in or if you wish to assign - your choice - this template allows for multiple options to suit your needs.

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Key Features

  • Scope of work / proposal: allowing you to set out the key terms
  • Ownership of Intellectual Property - ability to assign i.e. transfer ownership and / or retain and only licence
  • Territory - ability to specify additional restrictions on licence of intellectual property
  • Fees and how and when you are paid - to ensure you get paid on time every time
  • Approval process
  • Termination


  • Word format for quick and easy editing
  • User Guide to walk you through what it all means

For Who

Any business and their brand planning to use guest bloggers for their content creation and strategies.

For What

This agreement is all about the brand. When you engage a blogger to write for your brand, this fancy document sets out clear boundaries for each party, like who owns the intellectual property, how many revisions you get, what the time frames are, what the fees are and so on. Protect yo’self!


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Jurisdiction: All Australian jurisdictions. This template adheres to Australian principles of contract law and is designed for those doing business in Australia. While similar principles may apply in your jurisdiction, please consult with a lawyer qualified in your jurisdiction.

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