The Tech Contracts Handbook

Software Licenses and Technology Services Agreements for Lawyers and Businesspeople

Author: David Tollen

Publisher: Amer Bar Assn

ISBN: 9781604429824

Category: Law

Page: 223

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The Tech Contracts Handbookis a practical and accessible reference book and training manual on IT contracts.This isa clause-by-clause "how to" guide on software licenses and technology services agreements, covering the issues at stake and offering negotiation tips and sample contract language. This handbook is written for both lawyers and businesspeople, including contract managers, procurement officers, corporate counsel, salespeople, and anyone else responsible for getting IT deals done. Perhaps most important, this book uses simple English, as any good contract should. Topics covered include: .Software as a service (SaaS) and cloud computing agreements .Warranties .Indemnities .Open source software .Service level agreements .Nondisclosure agreements .Limitations of liability .Internet and e-commerce contracts .Software escrow .Data security .Copyright licensing .And much more"

The Tech Contracts Handbook

Author: David W. Tollen

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781634251785

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 275

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This is a distinctly user-friendly reference manual and training guide on software licenses and other IT agreements, along with cloud computing issues. Written in a plain-English, jargon-free style, it is intended for lawyers and contract managers, as well as anyone with responsibility for getting IT deals done. The book describes each clause typically found in a technology agreement, outlines the issues at stake, and offers negotiation tips and sample contract language.

A Practical Guide to Software Licensing for Licensees and Licensors

Analyses and Model Forms

Author: H. Ward Classen

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590318492

Category: Computers

Page: 651

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This new Second Edition updates its first edition published in 2005 by examining the fundamental issues that both licensors and licensees confront in the negotiation of a software license. This resource is accompanied by and cross-referenced to an annotated software license. A detailed index and companion CD-ROM is also included for customization of the software license and related forms.

Technology Law

What Every Business (And Business-Minded Person) Needs to Know

Author: Mark Grossman

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 081086925X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 230

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Based on a series of previously published articles, Technology Law adopts a reader-friendly approach to the problems and issues facing those of us who depend on technology to make a living. Avoiding technical jargon, this book offers simple explanations of why certain laws exist, what they mean, and suggestions for responding to them responsibly and effectively. In this revised edition, Mark Grossman addresses developments that have taken place over the past five years in the rapidly changing world of technology law. This edition incorporates new and updated articles that address the many changes since the publication of the first edition. The book is logically structured so that, though its chapters deal with a multitude of topics, related articles are grouped together. The book's broad scope engages with issues in technology law across a wide spectrum of business areas. Those who deal with technology in any capacity will find much value in this important volume.

Contract Negotiation Handbook

Software As a Service

Author: Stephen Guth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780988830806

Category: Computer software

Page: 250

View: 7174

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A Hands-On Guide for Contracting in the Cloud Stephen Guth's latest book zeros in on the high-stakes negotiations of Software as a Service procurements. Covering topics from audit rights to data privacy to service levels, the Contract Negotiation Handbook: Software as a Service dissects a cloud computing contract line-by-line with easy to understand explanations, preparing you to successfully counter service provider negotiation ploys. Based on years of real-life experience, the practical negotiation tactics described in this how-to book could save you money on your next cloud computing procurement and protect you from taking on unnecessary risk. Whether you're an attorney, a procurement professional, or just looking to get the best possible deal, this book has something for you. Don't negotiate your next cloud computing contract without it!

A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting

Author: Kenneth A. Adams

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590313800

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 253

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The focus of this manual is not what provisions to include in a given contract, but instead how to express those provisions in prose that is free ofthe problems that often afflict contracts.

A Guide to IT Contracting

Checklists, Tools, and Techniques

Author: Michael R. Overly,Matthew A. Karlyn

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466597917

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

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Even leading organizations with sophisticated IT infrastructures and teams of lawyers can find themselves unprepared to deal with the range of issues that can arise in IT contracting. Written by two seasoned attorneys, A Guide to IT Contracting: Checklists, Tools, and Techniques distills the most critical business and legal lessons learned through the authors’ decades of experience drafting and negotiating IT-related agreements. In a single volume, readers can quickly access information on virtually every type of technology agreement. Structured to focus on a particular type of IT agreement, each chapter includes a checklist of essential terms, a brief summary of what the agreement is intended to do, and a complete review of the legal and business issues that are addressed in that particular agreement. Providing non-legal professionals with the tools to address IT contracting issues, the book: Contains checklists to help readers organize key concepts for ready reference Supplies references to helpful online resources and aids for contract drafting Includes a CD-ROM with reusable checklists and complete glossary that defines key legal, business, and technical terms Costly mistakes can be avoided, risk can be averted, and better contracts can be drafted if you have access to the right information. Filled with reader-friendly checklists, this accessible reference will set you down that path. Warning you of the most common pitfalls, it arms you with little-known tips and best practices to help you negotiate the key terms of your IT agreements with confidence and ensure you come out on top in your next contract negotiation.

Cloud Computing Law

Author: Christopher Millard

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199671670

Category: Law

Page: 480

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Building on innovative research undertaken by the 'Cloud Legal Project' at Queen Mary, University of London, this work analyses the key legal and regulatory issues relevant to cloud computing under European and English law.

Essentials of Licensing Intellectual Property

Author: Alexander I. Poltorak,Paul J. Lerner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471671789

Category: Law

Page: 240

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Full of valuable tips, techniques, illustrative real-world examples, exhibits, and best practices, this handy and concise paperback will help you stay up to date on the newest thinking, strategies, developments, and technologies in licensing intellectual property. Order your copy today!

Contract Law For Dummies

Author: Scott J. Burnham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118092732

Category: Law

Page: 384

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Take the mumbo jumbo out of contract law and ace your contracts course. This hands-on guide give you plain-English explanations of terminology and language used in contracts, showing you how to read and analyze cases and statues with ease.

Working with Contracts

What Law School Doesn't Teach You

Author: Charles M. Fox

Publisher: Practising Law Inst

ISBN: 9781402410604

Category: Law

Page: 314

View: 7955

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Working with Contracts provides you with the practical legal, business, and technical knowledge you need to grasp the nuts and bolts of transactions and draft customized agreements that meet clients' goals.

Fundamentals of Intellectual Property Law

Author: Stephen M. McJohn,Lorie Graham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781634252539

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 382

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This absorbing textbook for non-lawyers is a "friendly introduction" and survey of intellectual property law and its applications. It covers the law, of course, but is equally about authors, artists, inventors, and entrepreneurs - and how intellectual property law affects them. Giving the lay of the land by examining the fundamental pillars of copyrights, patents, and trademarks, along with more far-reaching topics, it uses entertaining examples and provocative questions to explain the precepts and encourage exploration.

Open (Source) for Business

A Practical Guide to Open Source Software Licensing

Author: Heather Meeker

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781511617772

Category:

Page: 344

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Heather Meeker's Open Source for Business is a practical, readable guide to help businesspeople, engineers, and lawyers understand open source software licensing. Based on the author's twenty years as an attorney working at the crossroads of intellectual property and technology, this guide explains the legal and technical principles behind open source licensing so you can make the right decisions for your business. It offers tips on using open source, contributing to open source projects, and releasing your own open source software. You'll also find quick-reference tables on the major open source licenses, plus forms and checklists you can use to promote compliance. In this book, you will learn . . .* Why open source is not a "virus"* What the GPL is and how to handle it* When and how to conduct open source audits* What a user-friendly open source policy looks like* How to avoid and respond to open source enforcement claims* How to use open source to fight patent infringement claims* How to manage trademarks for open source products

The Jericho River

Author: David Tollen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780985451745

Category:

Page: N.A

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A spellbinding, award-winning young adult fantasy that seamlessly blends history and myth: when Jason sails the Jericho River to save his father, he discovers a magical world shaped by history and haunted by creatures of legend. An educational novel for high school and middle school - and adults eager to learn - complete with lesson plans and more.

Fundamentals of Contract and Commercial Management

Author: International Association for Contract and Commercial Management

Publisher: Van Haren

ISBN: 9087537123

Category: Education

Page: 272

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This ground-breaking title from the world’s leading authority on contemporary contracting best practices, the IACCM (International Association for Contract and Commercial Management) delivers a lively and practical complete insight into the contracting process which is useful in both business and personal life. Contracts are the language of business, and this book gives readers the essentials that can make a difference to any deal, no matter how big or small. Designed for the non-contract business professional, this book takes project managers and other professionals through the basic process and gives them a road map to improved results, increased value, and successful outcomes In this book you’ll find sensible guidance and approaches to ensure business success. Case studies showing you what can go wrong – and what can go right -- bring theory into the real world. Checklists give confidence and enable you to be certain that you have asked and answered the right questions as you go through any deal. This real-world approach demonstrates the value of effective contracting. This is not dry, academic prose. It is compelling and dynamic advice and tools to manage business relationships for both buyers and sellers.

Drafting Contracts

How and Why Lawyers Do What They Do

Author: Tina L. Stark

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454829052

Category: Law

Page: 576

View: 9961

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An eagerly anticipated second edition of this established and highly regarded text teaches the key practice skill of contract drafting, with emphasis on how to incorporate the business deal into the contract and add value to the client's deal. Features: More exercises throughout the book, incorporating More precedents for use in exercises Exercises designed to teach students how to read and analyze a contract progressively more difficult and sophisticated New, multi-draft exercises involving a variety of business contracts New and refreshed examples, including Examples of well-drafted boilerplate provisions More detailed examples of proper way to use shall Multiple well-drafted contracts with annotations Revised Aircraft Purchase Agreement exercise to focus on key issues, along with precedents on how to draft the action sections and the endgame sections. Expanded explanations of endgame provisions, along with examples and new exercises