This Consignment Agreement is suitable for Consigning arrangement for the Consignee to market, display and sell Goods on behalf of Consignor in consideration of the Consignment Fee. This agreement is drafted in Neutral terms.
The agreement outlines the terms used in the document, the marketing and display of goods, the consignee's duties, notifying the consignor of any infringements upon any intellectual property, the consignor's rights and duties, financial provisions, confidentiality, the duration and termination of the agreement. Additionally, it outlines any consequences of termination and the nature of the agreement itself.
On one hand, the Consignee has several specifically active duties that have to be performed, including promotion and marketing of the product; obtain relevant license, permits and approvals necessary for the Sale of Goods; maintaining a list of customers, of both existing and potential ones; and pay attention to the details on matter of intellectual property. Moreover, the Consignee has to notify the Consignor of any enquiries, competitors’ information and changes in relevant laws and regulations. Some other dos and don’ts are of the Consignee are also listed in the Agreement.
On the other hand, the Consignor has also certain duties as outlined in the Agreement, including maintaining financial provisions for the operation of the business; supply up-to-date price lists; deal with after-sales enquiries; comply with the relevant laws and regulations, and effectively communicate with the Consignee for certain matters as stated in the Agreement.
Confidentiality, of especially Restricted Information, shall be strictly kept, except for special circumstances as stated in the Agreement that suggests otherwise. Examples include but not limited to, government authorities and employees.
Normally, the Consignment Agreement lasts for only a certain period of time. However, the extension of the consignment term is allowed. Otherwise, the Agreement would be terminated. As mentioned above, the consequences of termination have already been included in the Agreement.
The Consignment Agreement has also included several common contractual clauses, for example, force majeure clause in case of any unanticipated accidents, third parties possess no rights under this Agreement, and jurisdiction clause to determine the set of governing law responsible for if any, dispute resolution solutions. This is to protect the interests of both the Consignor and the Consignee in case of any dispute arises out from the Consignment.
This document should be carefully read by the Consignor and the Consignee.
The consignment agreement may be used upon a consigning arrangement between the consignor and the consignee, whereby a neutral position is sought.
Both parties should sign and return a copy, and once signed, both parties should get a copy. To avoid any future disputes, both parties may wish to have their signatures witnessed.
If either party wishes to amend the agreement in the future, both parties should agree to do so, and the original agreement and amendments should be recorded in writing and signed by both parties.
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