Negotiating & Drafting IT Contracts - 2 Day Seminar(London, United Kingdom - September 8-9, 2020) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--()--The "Negotiating and Drafting IT Contracts" conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

A two-day seminar designed to explain what IT contracts are, how and why they work and how to put them in place.

Understand IT contracts and their complexities to ensure you draft watertight agreements and manage the risks effectively

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
  • What the IT (separate from the contract) actually means

Agenda:

Day one

  • Background to an IT contract (pre-contract preparations)
  • Understanding enough about IT to work with IT contracts
  • Software licences
  • Exclusion and limitation clauses
  • Etymology of an IT project: Project planning
  • Etymology of an IT project: Waterfall software development and waterfall development contracts

Day two

  • Software development
  • Three centuries of IT contracts
  • Copyright and database rights
  • Outsourcing and IT services contracts
  • Software reseller agreements
  • Problems with IT contracts
  • Limitation exclusion and limitation - A practical exercise
  • Third-party rights in IT contracts

Speakers:

Mark Weston

Hill Dickinson LLP

Mark Weston is a partner at Hill Dickinson LLP where he is Head of Commercial Law (London), Information Technology Law and, Intellectual Property Law. Mark joined the firm in 2016 from Matthew Arnold & Baldwin LLP where for 12 years he was a partner and Head of the Commercial, Intellectual Property and Information Technology Group, before which he spent several years at Baker McKenzie. Mark's practice covers both non-contentious and contentious matters in all areas of commercial law, intellectual property law, information technology law, Internet, digital and privacy/data law. He specialises in commercial and tech issues. 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 distribution, agency, franchising, sales and marketing strategies, advice and documentation) 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 writes various books on his specialist topics and is an editor and contributor to several publications and articles and lectures at numerous commercial, IP and IT-related conferences and training programmes. Mark appears regularly on BBC1 (usually providing advice on-screen to BBC Watchdog) and also on Sky News as a legal commentator.

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Contacts

ResearchAndMarkets.com
Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900