Application Programming Interface (API) licence agreement
Application Programming Interface (API) licence agreement

The following TMT guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Application Programming Interface (API) licence agreement
  • Parties
  • Background

This Agreement is made on [date]

Parties

  1. 1

    [Insert name of licensor], a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered number] whose registered office is at [insert address] (API Licensor); and

  1. 2

    [Insert name of licensee], a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered number] whose registered office is at [insert address] (API Licensee),

each of the API Licensor and the API Licensee being a party and together the API Licensor and the API Licensee are the parties.

Background

  1. (A)

    The API Licensor has developed the Platform and controls the API (as those terms are defined below).

  2. (B)

    The API Licensee has developed the Application (as defined below) and wishes to [build on the Platform, and integrate the API Licensee’s own services with those of the API Licensor], and requires the API to do so.

  3. (C)

    This Agreement sets out the terms upon which the API Licensor grants the API Licensee rights to use the API to interface between the API Licensor’s Platform and the API Licensee’s Application[ and agrees to provide the Services].

  4. (D)

    This Agreement is intended to be read together with the API Licensor’s [API Policy, Privacy Policy and any additional terms and conditions that