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                             This is for an agreement between a company and a consultant located in Iowa. This
                             agreement sets forth the terms of the consultant's engagement and includes the main
                             provisions, such as the services to be performed, the compensation arrangement,
                             ownership of work product, and confidentiality of information. A consultant is a professional
                             who analyzes a business then creates solutions to the problems, and helps the business
                             develop an efficient plan for meeting its goals. This form contains standard terms and
                             provisions as well as opportunities for customization to fit the specific needs of the parties.
                             This document should be used by individuals or business entities when entering into a
                             consultant agreement.
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                         CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENT

THIS CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENT (hereinafter “Agreement”) is made as of ____
[Month] ____ [Date], 20____, by and between ________________________ [Instruction:
Insert the name of client], having an address of _________________________ [Instruction:
Insert     address      of   the    independent     client]   (hereinafter     “Client”),    and
________________________ [Instruction: Insert the name of consultant] having an address
of _________________________ [Instruction: Insert address of the independent consultant]
(hereinafter “Consultant”). Client and Consultant may individually be referred to as “Party”, or,
collectively as “Parties”.

    WHEREAS, Consultant agrees to provide the services, as more fully defined below, to
Client;

    WHEREAS, Client agrees to pay to Consultant the consultant services fee, as more fully
defined below;

    NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and mutual obligations contained
herein, and intending to be legally bound, the parties hereto agree as follows:

1. Services.

   Consultant shall perform the duties and tasks outlined in the table attached to this Agreement
   as Exhibit A (the “Services”). The Services may include a development schedule and
   milestones.

2. Payment.

   Client shall pay the consulting services fee as outlined in the table attached to this Agreement
   as Exhibit B, and shall pay such consulting services fee according to the services fee
   payment schedule (if applicable) as outlined in the table attached to this Agreement as
   Exhibit C.

3. Termination.

   Either Party may without cause terminate this Agreement by delivering to the other Party
   written notice via U.S. Mail, facsimile, or personal delivery (but not by electronic mail
   transmission) expressing a desire to terminate this Agreement (a “Termination Notice”).
   Termination shall be effective immediately upon receipt of a Termination Notice.

4. Representations and Warranties.

   The Parties to this Agreement make the following representations and warranties:

   a. Both Parties represent and warrant to the other Party that they have the full power to enter
      into this Agreement without restriction.
   b. This Agreement shall not establish an employer/employee relationship between the
      Parties. Consultant shall be an independent contractor and shall not enjoy the benefits
      normally afforded to employees provided either by Client’s policy or by law.

   c. Consultant shall not include in the material (as defined in Paragraph 6, below) any
      copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other property that to the
      Consultant’s knowledge would or might infringe on the rights of third parties.

   d. Consultant shall not be an agent or representative of Client, except as specifically defined
      in this Agreement. Consultant shall have no authority to, and shall not attempt to, bind
      Client to contracts with third parties.

5. Confidential Information.

   Neither Party shall, at any time, either directly or indirectly, use for its own benefit, nor shall
   it divulge, disclose, or communicate any information received from the other Party that has
   been identified as confidential. Both Parties agree to execute standard nondisclosure
   agreements in connection with this Agreement.

6. Copyrights.

   a. Consultant acknowledges that he has no right to or interest in the work or product
      resulting from the Services performed hereunder, or any of the documents, reports, or
      other materials created by Consultant in connection with such Services, nor any right to
      or interest in any copyright therein. Consultant acknowledges that the Services and the
      products thereof (hereinafter referred to as the “Materials”) have been specially
      commissioned or ordered by the Company as “works made-for-hire” as that term is used
      in the Copyright Law of the United States, and that Client is therefore to be deeme
				
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Description: This is for an agreement between a company and a consultant located in Iowa. This agreement sets forth the terms of the consultant's engagement and includes the main provisions, such as the services to be performed, the compensation arrangement, ownership of work product, and confidentiality of information. A consultant is a professional who analyzes a business then creates solutions to the problems, and helps the business develop an efficient plan for meeting its goals. This form contains standard terms and provisions as well as opportunities for customization to fit the specific needs of the parties. This document should be used by individuals or business entities when entering into a consultant agreement.
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