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How do I make a clear, concise agreement with an independent contracted programmer for use of his source code?

Savannah, GA |

Start up video game company working with an independent contracted programmer who wants guarantee of payment for use of his code.

Need guidance drafting a contract that states he will be compensated appropriately based on net revenue of game sales so long as he is actively working on and updating the product game.

How can I guarantee that the code he shares with us belongs to our company but also provide assurance that he will be compensated appropriately for the services he is providing?

Attorney Answers 2

  1. Best answer

    You can accomplish all of this by having a local business attorney draft the agreement for you.

  2. The solution, and the only way to guaranty a contract to do what you want it to do, is to get a business lawyer to draft an appropriate agreement. To guide you through the process basically means drafting the agreement for you, which is well beyond the scope of this site.

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