THIS DEED is made the ______ day of _________, 20___
BETWEEN: [Name of Company] [ACN if Corporation] of [address] (“the Company”)
AND: [Name of Contractor] [ACN if Corporation] of [address] (“the Contractor”).
- The Company is engaged in the business of [nature of business].
- The Contractor is an independent contractor whom the Company has engaged pursuant to a separate service agreement dated the ______ day of _________, 20___ (“the Service Agreement”).
- In order for the Contractor to fulfil obligations under the Service Agreement, the Contractor requires access to certain information.
- The Contractor acknowledges the desire and right of the Company to preserve the secrecy of that information.
- In the course of fulfilling obligations under the Service Agreement the Contractor may make an invention or discovery; improve on an existing invention, technique or process; or author an original work or subject-matter.
- The Contractor acknowledges the desire and right of the Company to have disclosed to it all such inventions, discoveries, improvements and material, and to have assigned to it any intellectual property rights subsisting therein.