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CAD Release Form

Copy this into word and you have what I think is a decent start on a CAD Release form. Work with your Legal Department or Attorney to get their sign off before using this.


CAD Plan Files Disclaimer, Release and Limitation of Liability Agreement


(###) ###-####


Project No.:  088880####

Project Name:  Project Name

Date:  xx-xx-2011


The information contained on the electronic files for the above listed project was created by Your Company Inc. ({YCI}) While {YCI}  has made every appropriate effort to assure the accuracy of these documents, it cannot guarantee that these documents contain complete and accurate information.  These documents must be compared to the original hard copy, with stamped and sealed certification, in order to insure the accuracy of the information contained and to further ensure that no changes or modifications have been made to the documents. 


All design files are AutoCAD 2010 drawing files (*.dwg).  Receiver agrees that {YCI} cannot provide the files in other file formats or compressed formats, and agrees to accept the file(s) in the format provided.  Receiver agrees that {YCI} cannot be held responsible for problems arising from files which have been converted for use in non-native applications (e.g., AutoCAD design files to MicroStation).


Since revisions or additions to the design file(s) may occur at any time, the receiver agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless {YCI}, its officers, agents, and employees from and against any and all claims, suits, losses, damages or costs, including reasonable attorney’s fees, arising from the use of outdated design files, and such indemnification shall survive acceptance of said file(s) by receiver.


Any use of these documents is at the receiver’s sole risk.  The undersigned agrees, to the fullest extent permitted by law, to indemnify and hold harmless {YCI}, its officers, directors, employees and subconsultants against all damages, liabilities or costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and defense costs, arising from any changes made by anyone other than {YCI}  or from any use, transfer or reuse of the electronic files.  


Under no circumstances shall delivery of electronic files for use by the undersigned be deemed a sale by {YCI}, and {YCI} makes no warranties, either express or implied, of merchantability and fitness of these files for any particular purpose. In no event shall {YCI} be liable for indirect or consequential damages as a result of the use or reuse of the electronic files.



I have read, understand and agree to this Disclaimer/Release/Limitation of Liability, and I am authorized by the receiver named below to execute this agreement on its behalf.


Company (Receiver):                                                                                                



By Name:                                                                          Title:                                         


Signature:                                                                          Date:                              


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