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  1. 1. “ YOUR CODE AND YOU” P. Haans Mulder Cunningham Dalman, P.C. Software Licensing @ The Garage
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>Attorney and partner at Cunningham </li></ul><ul><li>Dalman, P.C. </li></ul><ul><li>Specialize in business law (subspecialty </li></ul><ul><li>in technology law) and estate planning </li></ul><ul><li>Have a Masters in Tax (MST) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Background <ul><li>Cunningham Dalman, P.C. is located in </li></ul><ul><li>Holland and has been serving the greater </li></ul><ul><li>Holland area since 1900 </li></ul><ul><li>We have 15 attorneys specializing in all </li></ul><ul><li>areas of the law </li></ul>
  4. 4. Licensing Issues <ul><li>Grant of license </li></ul><ul><li>Description of project </li></ul><ul><li>Process for testing and acceptance </li></ul>
  5. 5. Licensing Issues <ul><li>Services and payment </li></ul><ul><li>Warranties and disclaimers </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance and support </li></ul><ul><li>Miscellaneous provisions </li></ul>
  6. 6. Grant of License <ul><li>Who can use it? </li></ul><ul><li>What rights are provided? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it transferable? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Description of Project <ul><li>What is the scope of the project? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the milestones? </li></ul><ul><li>What process is in place to monitor and if </li></ul><ul><li>necessary change the project? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Process for Testing and Acceptance <ul><li>What is the test period? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the acceptance criteria? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the remedies for rejection? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Services and Payment <ul><li>Is the description objective and </li></ul><ul><li>quantifiable? </li></ul><ul><li>Is payment based on meeting milestones? </li></ul><ul><li>When is payment required in full? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Warranties and Disclaimers <ul><li>Is there a warranty of ownership? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there is warranty that against harmful </li></ul><ul><li>code (i.e. viruses, etc.)? </li></ul><ul><li>Are implied warranties disclaimed? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Maintenance and Support <ul><li>When does it begin and what is the length </li></ul><ul><li>of the term? </li></ul><ul><li>What services are provided (i.e. updates, </li></ul><ul><li>one-site availability, etc.)? </li></ul><ul><li>Will fees be charged? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Miscellaneous Provisions <ul><li>Structure of agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Governing law/consent to jurisdiction </li></ul><ul><li>Integration clause </li></ul><ul><li>Remedies (i.e. attorney fees, etc.) </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Questions… </li></ul>
  14. 14. P. Haans Mulder 321 Settlers Road Holland, MI 49423 616.392.1821 [email_address]