Software Licensing Workshop

Are you worried about protecting of your software ownership rights?

Do you know how to work with independent contractors?

Did you know that, if you don't properly license your software, others can profit from it?

Do you know how to negotiate the terms of a license agreement before a contract is written?

Join us for an informative workshop to discuss these and other common issues facing software developers and independent contractors. Learn ways to protect your software ownership rights and how to sell your software but still own it. Let us point out issues to keep in mind when negotiating with customers and developers.

Registration: Please register at http://1piazzaworksho...
Space is limited for 15 people. Fees: $25/Meetup Members $29/non-Meetup members Who? Software developers, software customers, and independent contractors

What? Workshop about Software licensing

Where? BREGMAN, BERBERT, SCHWARTZ & GILDAY, LLC

7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 800 West
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
(Bethesda Metro Center stop on the Red Line)


Agenda:

6:00 - Networking, Registration
6:30 - Workshop begins

1. Overview of Software licensing
2. How to protect your ownership rights
3. Issues involving who owns development or improvements of the software
4. Licensing models: Terms, perpetual, one time
5. License fees vs. maintenance fees
6. License terms, conditions, restrictions
7. Warranties and limitation of liability
8. Other licensing issues.

8:00 - Workshop ends

About the speaker: Geoffrey Hervey - Partner at Bregman, Berbert, Schwartz & Gilday, LLC

Mr. Hervey is a partner at Bregman, Berbert, Schwartz & Gilday, LLC. He works closely with numerous high-technology clients (including computer software developers and licensees, Internet businesses, and high-tech consultants) on a wide range of issues affecting their businesses. He provides such clients with general business advice, negotiates and drafts high-tech contracts (such as software development and licensing, NDA, ASP, VAR, OEM, ISV, consulting, Internet content, linking, and co-branding agreements and similar agreements), and assists such clients with business development, business plans, and the pursuit of investment capital. He also represents high-tech clients in litigation involving software, the Internet, and other high-tech issues.
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    Were there any notes from this meetup? If so, could someone share? Thanks!

    January 21, 2010

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