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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Negotiating Software Contracts 5th ed isbn 9781780433332

Software Contracts: Law, Practice and Precedents 4th ed


ISBN13: 9781847666710
New Edition ISBN: 9781780433332
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781845924256
Published: May 2010
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback, A4 & CD-ROM
Price: Out of print



Software Contracts 4th edcovers legal, regulatory and commercial issues related to the drafting and negotiating of software contracts.

Using a combination of relevant laws, regulations, legal cases and sample clauses, this book will help the reader understand the full range of software contracts, from both the suppliers as well as the customers’ view point.

This new edition includes key cases from UK, European and US perspectives, particularly in relation to the concept of copyright within software. It also includes European legislation including competition law, e-commerce, data protection and e-signatures legislation.

This fourth edition is updated to include:-

  • Commentary on competition law sections of the Treaty of Rome
  • Sections on software as a service and cloud computing
  • Changes to data protection legislation
  • Useful clauses and precedents
Written by a lawyer with extensive experience of software contracts, this book will help lawyers and particularly non-lawyers who would like to improve their drafting and negotiating skills.

Contains a CD-ROM of software contract precedents

Subjects:
Contract Law, Internet Law
Contents:
PART I INTRODUCTION
1. Understanding software licence agreements
2. Some general types of software licence agreements
PART II LAWS AND REGULATIONS
3. Overview to laws relevant to software contracts
4. European Union Law
PART III PREPARING FOR NEGOTIATIONS
5. Understanding negotiating principles
6. Preparing for negotiations
PART IV PREPARING FOR DRAFTING
7. Preparing the contracts
8. Checklist of the contents of a typical software licence agreement
9. Necessary licence provisions
PART V NEGOTIATING TACTICS AND TECHNIQUES
10. Creative problem solving
11. The use of non-verbals in negotiation
Appendix: Precedents.