Websites offering free model contracts…

In our LinkedIn-group, an interesting ‘discussion’ has started: identifying websites which offer free model contracts.

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The links added so far:

International Trade Centre (ITC, a joint agency of the United Nations and WTO, for which we have been developing a training programme on cross-border contracting):

http://www.intracen.org/exporters/contract-templates/

Mainstream general commercial model contracts:

  • Sale of goods contract (short form and long form)
  • Long-term supply of goods agreement
  • Manufacturing agreement
  • Distribution agreement
  • Commercial agency agreement
  • Supply of services agreement
  • Alliance / collaboration agreement
  • Joint venture (corporate) agreement


UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) – ‘Lambert toolkit’


http://www.ipo.gov.uk/whyuse/research/lambert/lambert-resources.htm (small contract types)

  • Research & development agreements
  • Collaboration agreements
  • Consortium agreement
  • Consultancy agreement
  • Materials transfer agreement
  • Confidentiality agreement
  • Patent assignment deed
  • Equipment loan agreement

Free downloads(generic website)

http://freepdfdb.com/pdf/supply-of-goods-agreement-template (PDFs)

http://freepdfdb.com/doc/supply-of-goods-agreement-template (Word-docs)

Various sample commercial contracts


National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

http://nvca.org/resources/model-legal-documents/

Model venture capital (and private equity) financing documents:

  • Term Sheet
  • Stock Purchase Agreement
  • Certificate Of Incorporation
  • Investor Rights Agreement
  • Voting Agreement
  • Right of First Refusal and Co-Sale Agreement
  • Management Rights Letter
  • Indemnification Agreement
  • Model Legal Opinion


Australian and New Zealand governments’ standard forms (SourceIT)

http://www.finance.gov.au/policy-guides-procurement/sourceit-model-contracts/
http://www.business.govt.nz/procurement/for-agencies/government-model-contracts

IT (hardware and maintenance) contracts


UK Clinical Research Collaboration

http://www.ukcrc.org/regulationgovernance/modelagreements/

Pharma research (and clinical trial) agreements


SEC-filed ‘material contracts’. Three sources, presumably pointing at (essentially) the same contracts:

http://www.lawinsider.com/
http://www.onecle.com/
http://corporate.findlaw.com/contracts

Numerous types of contracts, mainly M&A and finance related (not model contracts but only actual use-cases)


Logic-Oil

http://www.logic-oil.com/

Oil & Gas industry Contracts.

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