The scalability, accessibility, and convenience of software as a service (“SaaS”) platforms have resulted in their widespread adoption by service providers and software end users alike. But parties are often confused about software licensing and SaaS agreement models and the terms that should be included in a SaaS contract negotiation. In this practical webinar, you’ll receive step-by-step guidance on software licenses and SaaS contracts. You’ll learn how to negotiate SaaS contracts, avoid drafting problems, and prevent complicated disputes that can easily be avoided. Among other things, you’ll learn answers to the following questions:

  • What are the primary differences between a software license and a SaaS contract?
  • What are the special considerations that should be addressed in a SaaS contract that are not present in a software license?
  • What drafting problems in SaaS contracts most frequently result in disputes?
  • How can these drafting problems be avoided?
  • What are key clauses that should be included in every SaaS contract?
  • What are the special issues that should be contemplated by parties in a SaaS negotiation?
  • What clauses are typically the most difficult to negotiate in a SaaS contract negotiation?
  • Are there any new trends in SaaS contract negotiation?
Faculty Member
Kristie Prinz
Prinz Law Office

Kristie Prinz is the founder of The Prinz Law Office, an intellectual property licensing and technology transactions boutique law firm. Ms. Prinz regularly advises clients on the negotiation and drafting of complex commercial transactions in software licensing and software as a service (“SaaS”). Ms. Prinz also serves as Copyright Committee Chair of the High Tech Section of the Santa Clara Bar Association. Ms. Prinz is a graduate of Vanderbilt Law School.

CLE Credits (Law)

CreditValueTypeFormat
NALA--Credit not available
NFPA--Credit not available
AL1.3 General
On-Demand/Recording
AK1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
ARNot Available General
On-Demand/Recording
AZ1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
CA1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
CO1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
CT1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
DE1.3 General
On-Demand/Recording
FL1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
GA1.3 General
On-Demand/Recording
HI1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
IA1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
ID1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
IL1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
IN1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
KSNot Available General
On-Demand/Recording
KY1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
LA1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
ME1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
MN1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
MO1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
MS1.3 General
On-Demand/Recording
MT1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
NC1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
ND1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
NENot Available General
On-Demand/Recording
NH1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
NJ1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
NM1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
NV1 General
On-Demand/Recording
NY1.5 Areas of Professional Practice (NY)
On-Demand/Recording
OH1.3 General
On-Demand/Recording
OK1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
OR1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
PA1 General
On-Demand/Recording
RINot Available General
On-Demand/Recording
SCNot Available General
On-Demand/Recording
TN1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
TX1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
UT1 General
On-Demand/Recording
VANot Available General
On-Demand/Recording
VT1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording
WA1.25 Law and Legal Procedure
On-Demand/Recording
WI1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
WV1.5 General
On-Demand/Recording
WY1.25 General
On-Demand/Recording

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