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A practical guide to software licensing for licensees and licensors

Classen, H. Ward, author

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  • Creator H. Ward Classen
  • Format Books
  • Publication 6th edition. Chicago, IL : American Bar Association, 2016.
  • Physical Details
    • xiv, 834 pages ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 9781634254007, 1634254007
  • OCLC ocn941583494

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • The negotiation and contracting process -- Licensing software -- Terminology of a license grant (§ 3.1) -- Ancillary clauses -- Boilerplate -- Other important issues -- Types of licenses -- Cloud computing and hosting -- Free and open source software -- Shrink-wrap, click-wrap and browse-wrap licenses -- Applicability of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and the principles of law of software contracts -- Software development agreements -- Software development kit (SDK) licenses and application program interface (API) licenses -- Maintenance and support (forms J.1, J.2, and J.3) / (§§ 11, 16K) -- Data privacy and security issues arising from software licensing -- Confidentiality provisions and trade secret protection -- Escrow agreements -- Representing the global entity -- Bankruptcy issues -- Employee issues -- When problems arise -- Dispute resolution (§§ 29, 30) -- Best practices for contract drafting and successful implementation