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For companies with numerous affiliates, and for a wide variety of third parties that provide services on behalf of companies and their affiliates in the ordinary course of business, crafting a sufficient license grant in software agreements is an often-overlooked concern.
As international agreements, particularly those in the technology sector, continue to become more common, how can you increase your chances of a predictable interpretation should “breach of contract” become an Olympic contest for your organization?
Big Data: It is in the news every day, and industry researchers can't say enough about the potential value of data and predictions for the data analytics market.
Over the last two weeks, we discussed contract provisions designed to address the implementation of preventive security measures , as well as responding to security incidents . Our third and final blog post in this series focuses on contractual provisions that address the allocation of liability for breaches that result in security incidents.
Last week, we discussed contract provisions that focused on documenting security requirements and monitoring security commitments.
As we have previously discussed , cybersecurity threats are mounting and are a major concern for senior management.
Picking up where we left off last week , below are some additional key issues to consider and address when negotiating source code escrow provisions.
Source code escrow arrangements can be a contentious topic in software license negotiations.
With privacy and security obligations consuming more and more attention during contract negotiations, open-source issues seem almost an afterthought.
Your experiences may be different, but the excusable events that we see in force majeure clauses vary widely—from specific events that could not have been prevented to any event beyond a party's reasonable control.