Software Licensing

Negotiating and drafting sophisticated agreements that achieve business and technical goals

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

About

ACI’s Software Licensing Agreements publications has continuously provided you with the most current and significant legal developments and business best practices affecting software licensing. This publication will equip you with the necessary tools to address such critical competencies as:

Handling contentious negotiations over warranties, limitations of liability, and indemnification

Crafting an agreement that will adequately address post-contract product installation, service, and performance issues

Addressing software revenue recognition and how it may affect the bottom dollar of your deal

Ensuring compliance in the software license agreement with industry-specific regulations on privacy and data security protection

Contents & Contributors

About

ACI’s Software Licensing Agreements publications has continuously provided you with the most current and significant legal developments and business best practices affecting software licensing. This publication will equip you with the necessary tools to address such critical competencies as:

Handling contentious negotiations over warranties, limitations of liability, and indemnification

Crafting an agreement that will adequately address post-contract product installation, service, and performance issues

Addressing software revenue recognition and how it may affect the bottom dollar of your deal

Ensuring compliance in the software license agreement with industry-specific regulations on privacy and data security protection

Contents & Contributors

ALLOCATING RISKS WITH WARRANTIES, DISCLAIMERS, REMEDIES, LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION TO REACH A FAIR DEAL
Mark Grech, Oracle Corporation (Redwood Shores, CA)
Stephen Kong, Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP (Palo Alto, CA)
Angela M. Nolan, GC Law Group LLP (San Jose, CA)

SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENTS: GETTING THE GRANT CLAUSE RIGHT
Mary M. Hamaker, Office of the General Counsel, EMC Corporation (Hopkinton, MA)

PROTECTING THE LICENSOR IN SOFTWARE LICENSING
Rauer Meyer, Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP (Los Angeles, CA)

THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW: INSTALLING, SERVICING, AND MANAGING THE SOFTWARE POST-CONTRACT
Brian Leslie, AGC: Verint Systems, Inc. (Roswell, GA)
Lothar Determann, Baker & McKenzie LLP (San Francisco, CA)

“DANCES WITH [WERE]WOLVES”: SOFTWARE LICENSING TIDBITS FOR “NON-LAWYERS”
Jim E. Bullock, Autonomy etalk (Irving, TX)

DESIGNING A LICENSING MODEL FOR MISSION CRITICAL, COMPLIANT, HIGHLY AVAILABLE, BEST PRACTICE, IT DEPARTMENTS
Gary Albitz, eLicensing & eFulfillment, Hyperion (Santa Clara, CA)

SOFTWARE LICENSING, PRICING & DELIVERY: POPULAR DEMANDS & PRACTICES FOR BOTH VENDORS & CUSTOMERS
Sandy Levy, Deltek, Inc. (Herndon, VA)

DELIVERY, LICENSING AND PRICING MODELS
Karen Copenhaver, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP (Boston, MA)

ENSURING THE AGREEMENT ALLOWS FOR THE USE, MANIPULATION, AND CONTROL OF OPEN SOURCE CODE
Heather J. Meeker, Greenberg Traurig LLP (East Palo Alto, CA)

A SOFTWARE VENDOR’S INTRODUCTION TO DATA SECURITY LAWS AND HOW CUSTOMERS CAN ENSNARE THEIR VENDORS IN THEM
Michael Fleming, Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren Ltd. (Minneapolis, MN)

AN UPDATE ON REVENUE RECOGNITION AND PRACTICAL POINTERS
John C. Yates, Morris, Manning & Martin LLP (Atlanta, GA)

SOFTWARE REVENUE RECOGNITION
Robert O’Connor, Jr., Softrax Corporation (Canton, MA)

TACKLING THE GLOBALIZATION OF SOFTWARE LICENSING: BEST PRACTICES AND HAZARDS TO AVOID
Lothar Determann, Baker & McKenzie LLP (San Francisco, CA)

NAVIGATING THE GLOBAL SOFTWARE MARKET: FOCUS ON INDIA
Naina Krishna Murthy, Krishnamurthy and Co. Legal Consultants (Bangalore, India)



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