The Tech Contracts Handbook: Cloud Computing Agreements, Software Licenses, and Other It Contracts for Lawyers and Businesspeople, Third Edition (Paperback)

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Written in a clear, plain-English style and updated and expanded for an everchanging world, The Tech Contracts Handbook is a complete resource for lawyers, contract managers, and anyone responsible for getting IT deals done.

Author David W. Tollen, one of the industry's leading authorities on technology contracts, took on the challenge to create a reference manual and training guide that covers cloud computing agreements, software licenses, and various other IT contracts.

Complete with negotiation tips, guidance on the business issues behind the terms, and sample contract language, The Tech Contracts Handbook covers all topics in technology contracts, including data privacy and security terms, warranties, indemnities, open source software, deconversion and transition, limitations of liability, SaaS escrows, copyright licensing, and service level agreements (SLAs).

This third edition provides a greater focus on some of the key concerns in IT contracts today including: clauses addressing rights in data, privacy, control of data, and data security. Updated to reflect current best practices in technology contracts, the book offers increased discussion on a variety of other terms, payment clauses, including indemnities, and other liability-related terms.

This handbook describes each clause typically found in a technology agreement, outlines the issues at stake, and offers negotiation tips and sample contract language. It addresses:

- Software-as-a-service (SaaS) and other cloud services contracts

- On-premise software license agreements

- Software distribution contracts

- Software ownership transfers

- IT professional services agreements

- And more

The Tech Contracts Handbook is a useful, accessible, and essential resource for those in the IT contracts field.


About the Author


David Tollen is the founder of Tech Contracts Academy(TM), which provides in-house and public training on IT contracts, for both lawyers and businesspeople--including contract managers, procurement officers, and IT staff. He's also the author of the ABA's bestselling manual on IT agreements, The Tech Contracts Handbook: Cloud Computing Agreements, Software Licenses, and Other IT Contracts for Lawyers and Businesspeople.In his practice, Mr. Tollen represents buyers and sellers in technology transactions, particularly IT outsourcing contracts and other large-scale agreements. He also provides advice and assistance related to e-commerce, social media, industrial design, and intellectual property. He practices in San Francisco with a law firm he founded, Sycamore Legal, P.C.Mr. Tollen graduated with honors from Harvard Law School and has degrees from Cambridge University in England and U.C. Berkeley. In addition to his legal work, he's the author of an award-winning novel that uses fantasy to teach history, called The Jericho River. David currently lives in Los Angeles, California.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781641058537
ISBN-10: 1641058536
Publisher: American Bar Association
Publication Date: May 25th, 2021
Pages: 398
Language: English

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