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Peter Ruby at The 16th Annual Canadian IT Law Association Conference


Lawyer Peter Ruby
Area Technology


October 29 - 30, 2012
The Marriott Chateau Champlain Hotel
Montréal, Quebec

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
3:45 - 5:15 pm:  Advanced Software Licensing Issues and Trends

Speaker:  Peter Ruby, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Trends relating to software licence agreement compliance: Audits and other enforcement activities
  • Negotiating rights and remedies relating to compliance
  • Licence agreements vs. SAAS agreements:  How do theydiffer?
  • Export control restrictions and compliance issues
  • Addressing and allocating open source software issues inyour licence agreement
  • Licence issues relating to multi-jurisdictional software use
  • Best practices in structuring of contracts involving software licence and customization, configuration or integration to manage the risk of unsuccessful delivery
  • Best practices in structuring support and maintenance terms as part of your licence transaction
  • Managing exit and transition risk in a software license agreement
  • Licence agreement drafting stratregies: Key errors to avoid

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