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PEPPER HAMILTON LLP: Negotiating Software and Technology Contracts

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2020

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Pepper Hamilton LLP recently issued the following announcement.

Software and technological concerns present a variety of legal issues for businesses in many diverse industries, and technology’s impact on business law will only increase over time.

Each year, businesses become more reliant on cloud services and software they developed or licensed, risks of data breaches become more apparent, and more jurisdictions introduce laws and regulations in this area.

Join us and learn techniques for representing your clients in contract negotiations involving these issues in a compliant manner that protects their interests.

Negotiating and drafting contracts for developing and licensing software

Buying software as a service (SAAS)

Cloud computing services, artificial intelligence services and other technologies

Use of open source software and associated obligations

When to start paying for software maintenance and support, data security and breaches

Software escrow accounts especially for SAAS

IP indemnity clauses and exceptions

Software/technology technical specifications

IP creation and ownership and overly broad licenses to underlying intellectual property.


Joseph C. Guagliardo, Esq., Pepper Hamilton LLP

Michael D. Ecker, Esq., Eckert Seamans

Stephen M. Foxman, Esq., Eckert Seamans

Jill Olin, Esq., Carnegie Mellon University

Anya N. Ryjkova, Esq.

CLE credit available.


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Date: February 13, 2020

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