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A commercial approach to software agreements - essentials

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 - LONDON

US$587.67

non-member US$653.70
A commercial approach to software agreements - essentials
16 Places Left Booking ends: 6 May 2019

Learn the basics of software contracts needed to review, assess and negotiate software agreements

 

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic technical terms used to describe different types of software, and how they are commercially significant
  • Recognise and interpret normal provisions of most software contracts
  • Identify and avoid the most common pitfalls in negotiating software contracts
  • Understand which points are most important, and which are easier to give away in negotiation
  • Understand the basics of software maintenance agreements.

Please note that “Commercial Approach” “ScioCertus” and “Confidence in knowledge” are trademarks owned by Robert Carolina t/a ScioCertus.

 

 

Please note: price above includes any early bird discount (if applied).
Contact ukskills@cips.org for specfic closing dates for early bird booking.

Please note: price above includes any early bird discount (if applied).
Contact ukskills@cips.org for specfic closing dates for early bird booking.

 

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Accommodation
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    Audience

    Is it right for me?

    This course will provide an overview of the most critical elements of most software contracts, with a pragmatic overview of what's most and least important. Delegates are not required to have any prior knowledge or experience of software contracting. Anyone with limited or moderate experience in the software procurement domain will benefit from attending.

    Programme

    What key points will the training cover?

    • Introduction to software agreements
    • What are we allowed to do with the software; software licensing
    • What can we expect the software to do; software warranties
    • What can we expect the supplier to do
    • Reviewing and negotiating cititcal terms
    • Software escrow
    • Interactive session on common problem clauses and commercial suggestions for resolving these
    Course fee includes:
    Lunch
    Refreshments
    All course materials
    Course fee includes:
    • Lunch
    • Refreshments
    • All course materials

    Speakers

    Robert Carolina

    Robert Carolina, BA (University of Dayton), Juris Doctor (Georgetown University), LL.M-International Business Law (London School of Economics), Solicitor (England and Wales), Attorney-at-Law (Supreme Court of the United States and Courts of the State of Illinois) is a specialist in technology and e-commerce law. He is a principal with Origin, a niche law firm that focuses entirely on intellectual property and technology projects. Robert has advised numerous institutions on negotiating and concluding technology and telecommunications procurement contracts and outsourcing arrangements.

    Robert is also the Executive Director of the Institute for Cyber Security Innovation at Royal Holloway University of London, and a Senior Visiting Fellow with the University's Information Security Group.

    Before moving to London in 1992 Robert was in-house counsel with a telecommunications software development company in the United States. His career in London began in the computer and telecommunications law practice of Clifford Chance, then the world’s largest law firm, and he later became a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers legal services in London

    Venue

    Tuesday 14 May - LONDON

    Novotel London Wembley
    5 Olympic Way
    Wembley
    LONDON
    HA9 0NP
    UNITED KINGDOM
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