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The IT / Digital Legal Companion

  • ID: 1764579
  • August 2008
  • 1254 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

To compete effectively in digital business markets, you need to understand how the law affects your digital technology business.

The contents include detailed plain English business and legal guidance on:
Securing Intellectual Property for Digital Business
Digital Contract Fundamentals
Open Source Rules and Strategies
Development, Consulting and Outsourcing
Software as a Service
Business Software Licensing, Partnering and Distribution
Web and Internet Agreements
Privacy on the Internet
Digital Multimedia Content Clearance and Distribution
IT Standards
Web and Mobile Technology and Content Deals
Video Game Development Deals
International Distribution
User-Created Content, Mash-ups, MMOGs and Web Widgets
And Much More

Comprehensive Business and Legal Guidance including
Securing Intellectual Property for Digital Business
Digital Contract Fundamentals
Open Source Rules and Strategies
Development, Consulting and Outsourcing
Software as a Service
Business Software Licensing, Partnering, and Distribution
Web and Internet Agreements
Privacy on the Internet
Digital Multimedia Content Clearance and Distribution
IT Standards
Video Game Development and Content Deals
International Distribution
User-Created Content, Mash-Ups, MMOGs, and Web Widgets
And Much More

Key Features:
Up-to-the-Moment Legal Guide
In Plain English
Includes 38 Contract and Web Forms in the Book and Online

Acknowledgement by Gene Landy
A Note from the Authors
About the Authors
About the Authors' Law Firm
Form Downloading Instructions
Chapter 1 Introduction: Using this Book to Build Value
Chapter 2 Digital Copyright Basics
Chapter 3 Copyrights on the Internet, for Software Protection and Around the World
Chapter 4 Tradmarks and Domain Names
Chapter 5 Patents and Digital Technology Companies
Chapter 6 Trade Secrets and Non-Disclosure Agreements
Chapter 7 Confidentiality, Rights Transfer, and Non-Competition Agreements for Employees
Chapter 8 Introduction to Digital Product and Service Contracts
Chapter 9 A Pragmatic Guide to Open Source
Chapter 10 IT Services--Development, Outsourcing, and Consulting
Chapter 11 Beta Test Agreements
Chapter 12 Commercial End-User Agreements
Chapter 13 Software as a Service (SaaS)
Chapter 14 Commercial Distribution--Part I
Chapter 15 Commercial Distribution--Part II
Chapter 16 Clickwraps and Browsewraps
Chapter 17 Terms of Use for Web Sites and Online Applications
Chapter 18 Privacy and Use of Personal Data
Chapter 19 Digital Technology Standards--Opportunities, Risks, and Strategies
Chapter 20 Content for Digital Media
Chapter 21 Deals in the Web and Mobile Value Chains
Chapter 22 Video Games! Developing Games and Doing Deals
Chapter 23 Going Global--Doing Business in World Markets
Chapter 24 United States Export Controls
Chapter 25 Proactive Management of Your Legal Affairs
Forms Appendix
Index

Landy, Gene K.
Gene K. Landy is a shareholder of Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, P.C., Boston, MA, where he is the head of the firm's Technology Group. His practice covers domestic and international transactions for high technology businesses, from start-ups to publicly traded companies. His work includes licensing, intellectual property, technology transfer, business sales and acquisitions and investments. He is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Law School.
Mastrobattista, Amy J.
Editing and additional content supplied by Amy J. Mastrobattista, a graduate of Smith College and New York University Law School. Amy is a shareholder at Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, PC and a member of the Technology Group. She is active in technology licensing, finance and corporate transactions. She was recognized as one of Boston's Top 10 Lawyers by the Women's Business Boston readers' poll.

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