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In Software Licensing (2016-2017 Edition), Michael L. Rustad provides practitioners with a comprehensive analysis of the concepts and methods of software licensing with an emphasis on the contract and intellectual-property interface of this process. Rustad examines key clauses and negotiating points that both licensors and licensees confront in licensing software, and offers insight into the larger business implications of software-licensing strategies.
• Comprehensive analysis of the vital aspects of software licensing law for practitioners.
• Written by an expert in international business law and software licensing.
• Provides practitioners with useful case-scenarios, analysis, and forms specifically oriented to software licensing.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 Software Licensing from 10,000 Feet
CHAPTER 2 The Nuts and Bolts of Software Licenses
CHAPTER 3 Warranties and Indemnifications: Concerns and Realities
CHAPTER 4 Breach, Termination, and Remedies: A Field Guide
CHAPTER 5 Standard-Form Licenses: Yada Yada Yada
CHAPTER 6 Managing Open Source: The Key to Your Success
CHAPTER 7 Software Horror Stories: Development Agreements
CHAPTER 8 Understanding Cloud Contracting Practices
CHAPTER 10 The Principles of the Law of Software Contracts: Are You Ready?
CHAPTER 11 Financing Software Development, Secured Credit, and Bankruptcy Issues
CHAPTER 12 Software Licensing Goes Global