All those involved in IT transactions need to understand the trends and industry norms'. A tough commercial environment means you need to guarantee you are getting the best terms available and the best deal for your company or clients.
This course has been specifically designed to engage both IT supplier and users of IT to develop their understanding of the structure and content of IT contracts:
- What they are
- How and why they work
- What should be included
- How to put them in place
- How to overcome the key challenges
This seminar is designed for representatives from both IT suppliers and users/buyers, including:
- In house lawyers
- Contract managers
- Procurement managers
- IT directors and managers
- Private practice lawyers and IT consultants
Mark Weston is a partner at Hill Dickinson having joined the firm on 1st February 2016 as Head of Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Commercial (London).
He has extensive experience in-house, having been seconded in the past to Hewlett Packard and new technology companies. His practice covers all sorts of commercial areas (including franchising) as well as extensive IT niches including advising clients regarding hardware and software issues (including SaaS, cloud, development, licensing, maintenance and distribution), solutions for and methods of transacting on the Internet, electronic commerce, including B2B, B2C and B2G, S-commerce and M-Commerce, social media, strategies to minimise or maximise liability and carry out compliance audits, outsourcing, facilities management, procurement, company IT policies and data protection (privacy) issues. He also has experience in IT litigation (and different alternative dispute resolution techniques).
Mark is Chairman of the Society for Computers & Law (North London and Home Counties Region), Chairman of the Intellectual Property Interest Group of Lawnet and is a premier member of the Eurojuris Intellectual Property Panel. Finally, Mark appears regularly on BBC1 (usually providing advice on-screen to BBC Watchdog) and also on Sky News as a legal commentator.
For more information about this conference visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g4wnb9/negotiating_and?w=4