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Silicon Valley Lawyer Kristie Prinz to present on “Best Practices in Negotiating Drafting, and Managing Sublicenses”

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

Silicon Valley Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present on “Best Practices in Negotiating, Drafting, and Managing Sublicenses” on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. PT for Tech Transfer Central. To register to attend the event, please sign up at this link.

Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Best Practices in Negotiating Drafting and Managing Sublicenses”

Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Best Practices in Negotiating, Drafting, and Managing Sublicenses” on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 10-11 a.m. PT. The event will be hosted by Tech Transfer Central. To register for the event, please sign up here.

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present “Introduction to Negotiating & Drafting SaaS Agreements”

Monday, December 14th, 2020

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present “Introduction to Negotiating & Drafting SaaS Agreements” on December 14, 2020 at 10-11:30 a.m. PST. The program will provide an overview of the basic concepts that you need to know before attempting to negotiate and draft a SaaS contract. For more information about the program, please register here.

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present on “Best Practices for Negotiating SaaS Agreements in an Uncertain Economy”

Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Best Practices for Negotiating SaaS Agreements in an Uncertain Economy” on December 8, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. PST. To attend, please register here.

Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Negotiating Consulting Services Agreements in an Uncertain Economy”

Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

Silicon Valley Tech & Life Sciences Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present on “Negotiating Consulting Services Agreements in an Uncertain Economy” on December 30, 2020 at 10-11:30 a.m. PST. The program will address the key risks in a consulting services relationship during an uncertain economy and how you negotiate terms to minimize the risks. To learn more about the program or register, please click here.

Kristie Prinz to Present a Webinar on “Introduction to Negotiating & Drafting SaaS Agreements”

Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to present a webinar on “Introduction to Negotiating & Drafting SaaS Agreements” on December 14, 2020 from 10-11:30 a.m. PST. The program will provide an overview of the basic concepts that you need to know before attempting to negotiate and draft a SaaS contract. To learn more and register to attend the program, please click here.

Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Best Practices for Negotiating SaaS Agreements in an Uncertain Economy”

Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

Silicon Valley SaaS lawyer Kristie Prinz will be presenting a webinar on “Best Practices for Negotiating SaaS Agreements in an Uncertain Economy” on December 8, 2020 from 10-11:30 a.m. PST. The program will provide an overview on how companies should approach the negotiating of SaaS agreements in the current economy climate and steps they can take to better protect the business in the negotiation process. To learn more about the program and register, please click here.

Silicon Valley Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present a Webinar on “Secrets to Developing a Blog that Effectively Markets Your Law Practice”

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

The Virtual Rainmaker Blog is sponsoring a webinar on June 8, 2020 on “Secrets to Developing a Blog that Effectively Markets Your Law Practice” which will provide an overview of what lawyers should consider when they decide to launch a law blog.  To register for the webinar, sign up at this link:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/secrets-to-developing-a-blog-that-effectively-markets-your-law-practice-tickets-105455032842.

 

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Contracts in an Uncertain Economy”

Monday, April 20th, 2020

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Best Practices for Negotiating SaaS Agreements in an Uncertain Economy” on April 20, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.-11:30 PST.  For more information, please register at The Prinz Law Store Website.

Silicon Valley Tech Transactions Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Best Practices for Negotiating Development Agreements in an Uncertain Economy”

Monday, April 13th, 2020

Silicon Valley Tech Transactions Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be presenting a webinar on “Best Practices for Negotiating Development Agreements in an Uncertain Economy” on April 13, 2020 at 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PST.  For more information, please register at The Prinz Law Store Website.

Silicon Valley Tech Transactions Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Negotiating Master Service Agreements in an Uncertain Economy”

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Technology Transactions Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be presenting a webinar on “Negotiating Master Service Agreements in an Uncertain Economy” on April 6, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. PST-11:30 a.m PST.  To register, please sign up at The Prinz Law Store Website.

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Best Practices for Negotiating SaaS Contracts & Managing Customer Relationships”

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Best Practices for Negotiating SaaS Contracts & Managing Customer Relationships” on March 31, 2020 from 10-11:15 a.m. PST.  To register for the webinar, please sign up at The Prinz Law Store Website.

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements”

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” for Virginia-based Clear Law Institute on March 23, 2020 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT.

Silicon Valley SaaS Attorney Kristie Prinz to Present on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements” for Clear Law Institute

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Silicon Valley SaaS lawyer Kristie Prinz will be presenting on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” for Clear Law Institute on March 23, 2020 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT.

Silicon Valley Tech Transactions Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar Series on Negotiating in an Uncertain Economy

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Silicon Valley Tech Transactions Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be presenting a series of webinars on negotiating in a very uncertain economy, sharing practice tips developed and lessons learned from the last recession. Kristie will be kicking off the series with a webinar on “Best Practices for Negotiating Master Services Agreements in an Uncertain Economy” on April 6th, followed by a webinar on “Best Practices for Negotiating Development Agreements in an Uncertain Economy” on April 13th, and and a webinar on “Best Practices for Negotiating SaaS Agreements in an Uncertain Economy” on April 20th. The next webinars in the series will be announced soon. To register for any of these programs, please check out the webinar notices at The Prinz Law Store Website.

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present on Negotiating SaaS Agreements

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” for Virginia-based Clear Law Institute on March 23, 2020 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT.

Firm Announces Revamped Fixed Rate Options for 2020

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

The Prinz Law Office has revamped its standard billing options for 2020 and dramatically increased the number of fixed rate options available for clients in 2020.  Starting on January 1st, 2020, clients will have the opportunity to elect as many as five different levels of standard fixed fee options for many routinely requested services, which will enable entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses with limited budgets to better choose a fixed fee plan that meets their needs.

The new fixed rate options will significantly expand the firm’s existing alternative billing arrangements.  The firm announced in early 2019 the launch of a new subscription and fixed hour billing program, which will continue to be offered in 2020.  For more information about the firm’s billing options, please contact us.

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Drafting and Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Best Practices for University Tech Transfer Offices”

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present an upcoming webinar for Tech Transfer Central on December 10, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. PST on “Drafting and Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Best Practices for University Tech Transfer Offices.”  To read more about this program or register, please check out the Tech Transfer Central website: https://techtransfercentral.com/marketplace/distance-learning/drafting-and-negotiating-saas-agreements/.

SaaS & Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Key Legal Developments Impacting the Software Industry in 2019”

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

SaaS and Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on November 21, 2019 on “Legal Developments Impacting the Software Industry 2019.”  The program will provide an overview of what software companies need to know about key legal developments in 2019 and practical steps that they should be taking in response to those developments.  At this webinar you will learn about:

  • Key state law developments impacting the industry, including but not limited to the California Consumer Privacy Act, which goes into effect January 1, 2020;
  • Federal regulatory activity impacting the software industry, particularly with respect to the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”);
  • Cases and trends in litigation impacting the software industry; and
  • Best practices to navigate the current legal landscape.

Software & SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Legal Developments Affecting the Software Industry”

Friday, November 1st, 2019

The Prinz Law Office is sponsoring a webinar on November 21, 2019 on “Legal Developments Affecting the Software Industry.”  The program will provide an overview of what software companies need to know about key legal developments facing the software industry and steps they should be taking to respond to those legal developments.  For more information or to register for the event, please check out:https://prinzlawstore.com/2019/10/legal-developments-impacting-the-software-industry-2019/

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Upcoming Webinar on “Drafting & Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Best Practices for University Tech Transfer Offices”

Friday, November 1st, 2019

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be presenting a webinar on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 for Tech Transfer Central on “Drafting and Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Best Practices for University Tech Transfer Offices.  To register, please sign up at https://techtransfercentral.com/marketplace/distance-learning/drafting-and-negotiating-saas-agreements/.

California Passes New Data Brokering Law

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

News Update 10.22.19

California Prepares for Approaching Deadline of CCPA Effective Date

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

News Update 10.17.19

The Prinz Law Office’s Kristie Prinz to Present on “Best Practices for Negotiating SaaS Contracts”

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

The Prinz Law Office will be sponsoring a webinar on October 8, 2019 on “Best Practices for Negotiating SaaS Contracts & Managing SaaS Customer Relationships.” Firm Founder and SaaS attorney, Kristie Prinz, will be presenting this webinar, which will be intended not only for in-house counsel and other attorneys, but also for founders, businesspeople and CFOs dealing with SaaS agreements.

To register to attend, please sign up at The Prinz Law Store website at https://prinzlawstore.com/2019/08/saas-contracts/.

The Prinz Law Office’s Kristie Prinz to Present Upcoming Webinar on SaaS Contracts

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

The Prinz Law Office will be sponsoring a webinar on October 8, 2019 on “Best Practices for Negotiating SaaS Contracts & Managing SaaS Customer Relationships.” The firm’s own Silicon Valley SaaS attorney, Kristie Prinz, will be presenting this webinar, which will address such issues as:

  • What makes an effective SaaS customer contract?
  • What are the essential terms in a well-drafted SaaS contract?
  • What are the common issues that arise in SaaS negotiations? What are the best strategies to resolve them?
  • What are the best practices to manage the customer relationship?

To register to attend, please sign up at The Prinz Law Store website at https://prinzlawstore.com/2019/08/saas-contracts/.

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements” for Clear Law Institute

Friday, August 9th, 2019

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” on August 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST.  The program will be sponsored by Virginia-based Clear Law Institute.  To register, please sign up at https://clearlawinstitute.com/.

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Upcoming Webinar on “Drafting Software Hosting Agreements”

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be presenting an upcoming webinar with FieldFisher partner Laura Berton on “Drafting Software Hosting Agreements: Service Availability, Performance, Data Security, Other Key Provisions” for Strafford on Thursday, July 25th from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PST.   For more information on the program, please click here.

News Update on FTC’s Application of Safeguards Rule to Software Company

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

News Update 7.17.19

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on SaaS Agreements

Friday, July 5th, 2019

Clear Law Press Release 7.5.19

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on Software Hosting Agreements

Friday, July 5th, 2019

Strafford Press Release 7.5.19

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements”

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” on August 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST.  The program will be sponsored by Virginia-based Clear Law Institute.  To register, please sign up at https://clearlawinstitute.com/.

The Prinz Law Office Announces Opening of San Francisco Office

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Press Release 5.1.19

Software Attorney Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Drafting Software Hosting Agreements” Hosted by Strafford

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Silicon Valley Software Attorney Kristie Prinz will be presenting an upcoming webinar with FieldFisher partner Laura Berton on “Drafting Software Hosting Agreements: Service Availability, Performance, Data Security, Other Key Provisions” for Strafford on Thursday, July 25th from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PST.   For more information on the program, please click here.

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements”

Monday, May 6th, 2019

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” on May 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST.  The program will be sponsored by Virginia-based Clear Law Institute.  To register, please sign up at https://clearlawinstitute.com/.

The Prinz Law Office Announces Opening of San Francisco Office

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

The Prinz Law Office is pleased to announce the opening of its new San Francisco office. To read the press release announcing the opening, please click on the link:  Press Release.

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements”

Friday, March 29th, 2019

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” on May 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST.  The program will be sponsored by Virginia-based Clear Law Institute.  To register, please sign up at https://clearlawinstitute.com/.

Silicon Valley Tech Transactions Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Best Practices for Drafting Master Services Agreements & Managing the Service Relationship”

Friday, March 8th, 2019

Silicon Valley Tech Transactions Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be presenting a webinar on “Drafting Master Service Agreements & Managing the Service Relationship” on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. PST. The Prinz Law Office will be sponsoring the event. To register, please sign up here:http://prinzlawstore.com/2019/01/best-practices-for-drafting-master-service-agreements-managing-the-service-relationship/

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Best Practices for Drafting SaaS Contracts & Managing SaaS Customer Relationships”

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Best Practices for Drafting SaaS Contracts & Managing SaaS Customer Relationships” on February 19th from 10-11 a.m. PST. The program will be sponsored by The Prinz Law Office and is intended for lawyers as well as businesspeople. To register, please sign up at: http://prinzlawstore.com/2019/01/drafting-saas-contracts-managing-saas-customer-relationships/.

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests”

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” on February 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST.  The program will be sponsored by Virginia-based Clear Law Institute, which is making available a 35% discount off the registration fee if you use the discount code KPrinz148075.  To register, please sign up here:   https://clearlawinstitute.com/shop/webinars/negotiating-saas-agreements-drafting-key-contract-provisions-protecting-customer-and-vendor-interests-020819/. 

Silicon Valley Technology Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak at Upcoming Webinar

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Press Release 2.1.19

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on “Best Practices for Drafting SaaS Contracts & Managing SaaS Customer Relationships”

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Press Release Best SaaS Practices 1.31.19

Silicon Valley Software & Technology Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements”

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Press Release 1.31.19

Silicon Valley Tech Transactions Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Drafting Master Service Agreements & Managing the Service Relationship”

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Silicon Valley Tech Transactions attorney Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Best Practices for Drafting Master Service Agreements & Managing the Service Relationship” on Friday, March 8th from 10 a.m to 11 a.m. PST. The Prinz Law Office will be sponsoring the event, which will be intended for lawyers as well as businesspeople. To register, please sign up at http://prinzlawstore.com/2019/01/best-practices-for-drafting-master-service-agreements-managing-the-service-relationship/.

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Best Practices for Drafting SaaS Contracts & Managing SaaS Customer Relationships”

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Silicon Valley software attorney Kristie Prinz will be presenting a webinar on February 19, 2019 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. PST on “Best Practices for Drafting SaaS Contracts & Managing SaaS Customer Relationships.” The program will be sponsored by The Prinz Law Office, and is intended for lawyers as well as businesspeople. To register to attend the program, please sign up at http://prinzlawstore.com/2019/01/drafting-saas-contracts-managing-saas-customer-relationships/.

Prinz Law Founder Kristie Prinz Joins Privacy Experts in Urging California to Make Serious Revisions to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”)

Friday, January 18th, 2019

I was pleased to join Santa Clara Law School Professor Eric Goldman and other privacy experts in urging California to make revisions to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”):

https://blog.ericgoldman.org/archives/2019/01/41-california-privacy-experts-urge-major-changes-to-the-california-consumer-privacy-act.htm

The Prinz Law Office Announces Opening of New Palo Alto Office

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Press Release 1.14.19

The Prinz Law Office Announces Opening of Palo Alto Location

Monday, January 14th, 2019

The Prinz Law Office is pleased to announce the opening of its new Palo Alto office. To read the press release announcing the opening, please click on the link: Press Release 1.14.19.

News Update on Australia’s Anti-Encryption Law

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

News Update 1.8.19

SaaS Contracts Attorney Kristie Prinz to Present on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements” for Clear Law Institute

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Silicon Valley SaaS Contracts Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” on February 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST.  The program will be sponsored by Virginia-based Clear Law Institute, which is making available a 35% discount off the registration fee if you use the discount code KPrinz148075.  To register, please sign up here:   https://clearlawinstitute.com/shop/webinars/negotiating-saas-agreements-drafting-key-contract-provisions-protecting-customer-and-vendor-interests-020819/. 

Silicon Valley SaaS Attorney Kristie Prinz to Speak at Webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests”

Friday, October 26th, 2018

Silicon Valley SaaS Attorney Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” on October 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. The program will be sponsored by Virginia-based Clear Law Institute.  To register for the event, sign up at  https://clearlawinstitute.com/shop/webinars/negotiating-saas-agreements-drafting-key-contract-provisions-protecting-customer-and-vendor-interests-102618/.   Clear Law Institute has made available a discount code for the course: you can receive a 35% discount with the promo code: KPrinz119433.

The Prinz Law Office Announces Adoption of New Subscription Billing Plan

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Prinz Law Announcement 10.3.18

Advertisement for Upcoming Webinar on Negotiating SaaS Agreements Sponsored by Clear Law Institute

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Webinar Mailer 10.26.18

The Prinz Law Office Announces Launch of New Alternative Billing Plans

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Press Release 10.3.18

The Prinz Law Office to Launch New Alternative Billing Solution

Monday, October 1st, 2018

The Prinz Law Office is pleased to announce the launch of a new alternative legal billing solution for our clients in the software/SaaS, tech and health tech/digital health, and IT/healthIT industries: the subscription billing model.  We have been following the recent popularity of this model with California companies, and have decided to adopt our own version.  We believe that it may be a good fit for clients with ongoing firm needs, particularly in the transactional space.  Our new plans will be based on daily and half-daily billing, eliminating traditional hourly timekeeping for clients who choose this option. For more information on how a subscription solution would work, please contact Kristie Prinz at kprinz@prinzlawoffice.com or 408.884.854.

What SaaS Companies Need to Know about Source Code Escrow Agreements

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

If you run a SaaS company, you may come across a negotiation where a prospective customer or business partner insists on the inclusion of source code escrow in the deal terms.  However, the traditional source code escrow product is unlikely to provide the protections that your prospective customer or business partner is seeking.  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog addresses the issue of source code escrow products designed for SaaS products and what SaaS companies need to know about them in the following blogpost:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/what-saas-companies-need-to-know-about-source-code-escrow-agreements/

News Update on California’s Enactment of Landmark Data Privacy Law

Friday, June 29th, 2018

News Update 6.29.18

In the Aftermath of GDPR, California Passes Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Software companies are still taking steps to comply with the European Union’s General Data Privacy Regulation (“GDPR”), which just recently went into effect, but they now are facing the prospect of having to comply with a law closer to home: California’s New Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog discusses this development at the following blogpost:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/in-aftermath-of-gdpr-california-passes-consumer-privacy-act-of-2018/

Silicon Valley Software & Technology Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements”

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Press Release 6.26.18

SaaS Contracts Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements”

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Silicon Valley SaaS Contracts Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” on October 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. The program will be sponsored by Virginia-based Clear Law Institute.    To register for the event, sign up at  https://clearlawinstitute.com/shop/webinars/negotiating-saas-agreements-drafting-key-contract-provisions-protecting-customer-and-vendor-interests-102618/.   Clear Law Institute has made available a discount code for the course: you can receive a 35% discount with the promo code: KPrinz119433.

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests”

Monday, June 11th, 2018

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” on June 11, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. The program will be sponsored by Virginia-based Clear Law Institute.  To register for the event, sign up at the Clear Law Institute website.

 

News Update on California Supreme Court Ruling Establishing New Independent Contractor Test

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

News Update 5.3.18

California Supreme Court Ruling To Have Long Term Impact on Silicon Valley Reliance on Gig Workers

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

If your Silicon Valley company relies on Gig workers as part of its business model, then the California Supreme Court’s ruling is likely to have significant consequences for your business.  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog discusses this ruling at the following blogpost:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/california-supreme-court-strikes-blow-to-software-industry-reliance-on-gig-workers/

News Update on the U.S. Supreme Court Decision Affirming the Constitutionality of Inter Partes Reviews

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

News Update 4.25.18

News Update on California Legislature Considering Passage of SB 822 to Restore Net Neutrality

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

News Update on SB 822

News Update Regarding Challenge to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

News Update 

News Update on Recent Webcast by Kristie Prinz: “Drafting Software Agreements for ASP & SaaS Hosting”

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Drafting Software Hosting Agreements for ASP & SaaS Hosting

California Contemplates Passage of State Net Neutrality Bill

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

With the impending repeal of net neutrality at the federal level, California is currently considering the passage of a net neutrality bill to restore net neutrality at the statewide level.  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog discusses the proposed bill at the following blogpost:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/california-to-consider-bill-that-restores-net-neutrality/

European Court to Hear Challenge to Privacy Shield: Will the Framework Survive Court Review?

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

If your software company has pursued Privacy Shield certification and is relying on the certification to comply with EU data privacy regulations, then you will be interested to know that a challenge to the framework is to be heard by a European High Court.  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog has addressed this development and what it may mean for the Privacy Shield framework in the following blog post:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/irish-court-has-referred-case-to-european-court-which-challenges-privacy-shield-will-the-eu-u-s-privacy-shield-framework-withstand-scrutiny-by-the-european-high-court/

SaaS Attorney Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements”

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

SaaS Attorney Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” on June 11, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. The program will be sponsored by Virginia-based Clear Law Institute.  To register for the event, sign up at the Clear Law Institute website.

 

What Software Companies Need to Know about the GDPR

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) will go into effect on May 25, 2018.  In case you are not up to speed on the law already, what do you need to know about it before it goes into effect?  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog addressed the highlights of the regulation in the following blogpost

:http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/what-software-companies-need-to-know-about-the-eu-general-data-protection-regulation/

Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Drafting Software Hosting Agreements for ASP and SaaS” for Live Webcast

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Software Contracts Lawyer Kristie Prinz will give a live webcast for Florida-based MyLawCLE on “Drafting Software Hosting Agreements for ASP and SaaS” on March 15, 2018 from 1 to 3 p.m. PST.

Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak at Clear Law Institute Webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Contracts”

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Press Release 3.15.18

Software Agreements Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Drafting Software Hosting Agreements for ASP and SaaS”

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

Software Contracts Lawyer Kristie Prinz will give a live webcast for Florida-based MyLawCLE on “Drafting Software Hosting Agreements for ASP and SaaS” on March 15, 2018 from 1 to 3 p.m. PST.

Six Signs You Are Reviewing a Poorly Written Software Contract

Friday, March 9th, 2018

How do you identify a poorly written software contract, whether it is supposed to be a software license, a SaaS contract, or another type of agreement?  Firm Founder Kristie Prinz provides tips on how to identify bad software contracts in the following Silicon Valley Software Law Blog post:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/signs-you-are-reviewing-a-poorly-written-software-contract

Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests”

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be featured as a speaker on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” for a webinar hosted by Arlington, Virginia-based Clear Law Institute on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 10-11:15 a.m.  PST.

Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Drafting Software Hosting Agreements: Service Availability, Performance, Data Security, Other Key Provisions”

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be featured as a speaker for the webinar “Drafting Software Hosting Agreements: Service Availability, Performance, Data Security, Other Key Provisions” for the Atlanta, Georgia-based Strafford on January 23, 2018.

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts” for Clear Law Institute

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be featured as a speaker for the webinar “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts” for the Arlington, Virginia-based Clear Law Institute on Wednesday, January 17th from 10-11:15 a.m.  PST.

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests”

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Press Release for February 21, 2018 webinar

Software and IT Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Drafting Software Hosting Agreements: Service Availability, Performance, Data Security, and Other Key Provisions”

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Press Release on January 23, 2018 Webinar

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts”

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Press Release for January 17, 2018 webinar

Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Drafting Software Hosting Agreements: Service Availability, Performance, Data Security, Other Key Provisions”

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be featured as a speaker for the webinar “Drafting Software Hosting Agreements: Service Availability, Performance, Data Security, Other Key Provisions” for the Atlanta, Georgia-based Strafford on January 23, 2018.

San Jose Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Drafting SaaS Contracts” at Webinar Hosted by The Prinz Law Office

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Prinz Law founder and San Jose software lawyer Kristie Prinz will speak at a webinar hosted by The Prinz Law Office on “Best Practices for Drafting SaaS Contracts that Reduce the Customer Sales Cycle & Avoid Disputes.” The webinar will take place on October 26, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PST. The webinar will address such topics as:
-What makes an effective SaaS customer contract?
-What terms should SaaS customers expect?
-Common challenges with customer negotiations.
-What drafting problems frequently result in stalled contract negotiations? Customer disputes?
-How can better drafting close deals faster? Avoid subsequent customer disputes?
To register for the webinar, please sign up at this link.

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests”

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be featured as a speaker on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” for a webinar hosted by Arlington, Virginia-based Clear Law Institute on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 10-11:15 a.m.  PST.

Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts”

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be featured as a speaker for the webinar “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts” for the Arlington, Virginia-based Clear Law Institute on Wednesday, January 17th from 10-11:15 a.m.  PST.

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating Software-as-a-Service Contracts” for Webinar Hosted by Clear Law Institute

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be featured as a speaker for the webinar “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts” for the Arlington, Virginia-based Clear Law Institute on Tuesday, September 12th from 12-1:15 p.m.  PST.

Clear Law Institute is making available a special promotional discount of 35% off to attendees who sign up via The Prinz Law Office using this promo code:  krpri35.

To register for the event, sign up at this link:  http://clearlawinstitute.com/shop/webinars/negotiating-software-service-contracts-091217/.  

The Prinz Law Office Announces Expansion of Silicon Valley Headquarters in San Jose

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

The Prinz Law Office is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its Silicon Valley headquarters in San Jose. The firm has entered into a two-year commitment on a fifth-floor office suite at 2033 Gateway Place effective September 1, 2017.  In addition to being class A office space that has been recently renovated with a number of new upgrades, the property is conveniently located both to San Jose airport and all the major freeways, including 87, 101, and 880.

To read more about the Gateway Place office complex and scroll through photos of the property, please click here. To read the firm’s press release on the announcement, please click here.

 

Prinz Law Announces Expansion of Silicon Valley Headquarters in San Jose

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Press Release 8.31.17

Silicon Valley Lawyer Kristie Prinz Interviewed by IPWatchdog on Waymo v. Uber

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

IP Watchdog recently interviewed Prinz Law Founder Kristie Prinz regarding the Waymo v. Uber case.  Click here to read article.

San Jose SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Drafting SaaS Contracts” at 10.26.17 Webinar Hosted by The Prinz Law Office

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Prinz Law founder and San Jose SaaS lawyer Kristie Prinz will speak at a webinar hosted by The Prinz Law Office on “Best Practices for Drafting SaaS Contracts that Reduce the Customer Sales Cycle & Avoid Disputes.” The webinar will take place on October 26, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PST. The webinar will address such topics as:
-What makes an effective SaaS customer contract?
-What terms should SaaS customers expect?
-Common challenges with customer negotiations.
-What drafting problems frequently result in stalled contract negotiations? Customer disputes?
-How can better drafting close deals faster? Avoid subsequent customer disputes?
To register for the webinar, please sign up at this link.

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Best Practices for Drafting SaaS Contracts” in Webinar Hosted by The Prinz Law Office

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Press Release for 10.26.17 webinar

Silicon Valley Technology Attorney Kristie Prinz to Speak on Upcoming Webinar on SaaS Agreements

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Press Release 8.17.17

SaaS Agreements Lawyer Kristie Prinz to be featured speaker for “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts” Webinar Hosted by Clear Law Institute

Monday, August 14th, 2017

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be featured as a speaker for the webinar “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts” for the Arlington, Virginia-based Clear Law Institute on Tuesday, September 12th from 12-1:15 p.m.  PST.

Clear Law Institute is making available a special promotional discount of 35% off to attendees who sign up via The Prinz Law Office using this promo code:  krpri35.

To register for the event, sign up at this link:   http://clearlawinstitute.com/shop/webinars/negotiating-software-service-contracts-091217/.  

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests”

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be co-presenting a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” with Kelley Miller of Reed Smith on August 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. PST/1:00 p.m. EDT.  To register for this webinar, please sign up at:  https://www.straffordpub.com/products/negotiating-saas-agreements-drafting-key-contract-provisions-protecting-customer-and-vendor-interests-2017-08-08.

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on Negotiating SaaS Agreements

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Press Release 8.1.17

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests”

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be co-presenting a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” with Kelley Miller of Reed Smith on August 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. PST/1:00 p.m. EDT.  To register for this webinar, please sign up at:  https://www.straffordpub.com/products/negotiating-saas-agreements-drafting-key-contract-provisions-protecting-customer-and-vendor-interests-2017-08-08.

Bipartisan Bill Introduced in Senate that Seeks to Prevent Attacks on American Cyber-Networks

Friday, May 19th, 2017

The “PATCH Act of 2017” has just been introduced in the Senate, which would require government agencies to submit security holes in software products they identify for independent review in order to determine any vulnerabilities that need to be addressed.  For more information on the bill, please check out the Silicon Valley Software Law Blog posting on the story:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/bipartisan-bill-introduced-in-senate-that-seeks-to-prevent-attacks-of-american-cyber-networks/.

BiPartisan Bill Introduced in Senate that Seeks to Prevent Attacks on American Cyber-Networks

Friday, May 19th, 2017

The “Protecting Our Ability to Counter Hacking Act of 2017”  or “PATCH Act of 2017” has just been introduced in the Senate.  For more background on the bill, please check out this Silicon Valley Software Law Blog post:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/bipartisan-bill-introduced-in-senate-that-seeks-to-prevent-attacks-of-american-cyber-networks/

Negotiating the Purchase of SaaS Company Assets: Key Problems to Consider in Any Deal

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

If you are like many SaaS companies I see, if you are approached with an asset purchase that interests you, you will be in a hurry to get the deal closed.  However, before you move forward, you should want to give the deal serious consideration.  What are some of the concerns you should have?  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog addresses these issues in the following blog post:http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/negotiating-the-purchase-of-saas-company-assets-key-problems-to-anticipate-in-any-deal/

 

Investigation Reportedly Launched by Department of Justice into Uber’s Use of “Greyball” Software

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

The Department of Justice has launched an investigation into Uber’s use of the Greyball software program.  For more information on the investigation, please check out the following Silicon Valley Software Law Blog posting on the story:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/investigation-reportedly-launched-by-department-of-justice-into-ubers-use-of-greyball-software/

Common Software Fee Drafting Problems and How to Fix Them

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

A common problem in software and SaaS agreements is that the fee terms in the contract make no sense.  Why is this the case and how do you fix the terms?  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog addresses this issue in the following posting:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/common-software-agreement-fee-drafting-problems-and-how-to-fix-them/

Does Your Customer Software License or SaaS Agreement Leave Your Company Vulnerable to a Dispute Over Implementation?

Monday, May 1st, 2017

If your company is like most in the software space, your product requires some sort of initial set-up and configuration for customers that in an enterprise scenario can require a significant investment of time and resources.  However, many software contracts are silent regarding what is involved in this initial phase of a business relationship, which results in many disputes.  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog discusses this issue in the following blogpost:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/does-your-customer-software-license-or-saas-agreement-leave-your-software-company-vulnerable-to-a-legal-dispute-over-implementation/

Could a Software Developer Whose Code is Used for Hacking be Convicted of a Crime?

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

If you are a developer and you develop code that hackers then use to commit crimes, then you may be at risk for criminal prosecution.  Could prosecution of developers for code used by hackers be a new trend in law enforcement?  For more information on the risks to software developers, please check out this Silicon Valley Software Law Blog posting:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/could-a-software-developer-whose-code-is-used-for-hacking-be-convicted-of-a-crime/

SaaS Contract Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Best Practices for Drafting SaaS Contracts that Reduce the Customer Sales Cycle & Avoid Disputes”

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Silicon Valley attorney Kristie Prinz will be speaking on “Best Practices for Drafting SaaS Contracts that Reduce the Customer Sales Cycle & Avoid Disputes” at a webinar hosted by The Prinz Law Office on March 24, 2017 at 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PST.  To sign up for the event, please register at the following link: http://prinzlawstore.com/saas-customer-agreements/.

Service Level Agreements: What is a Service Level Agreement or “SLA” and When Do You Need One?

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

If you are in the software industry, you probably have heard of a “service level agreement” or “SLA” but do you really understand what a service level agreement is or why you might need one?  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog addresses this issue in the following blogpost:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/service-level-agreements-what-is-a-service-level-agreement-or-sla-and-when-do-you-need-one/

Recent Class Actions Provide Valuable Lesson on Why SaaS Contracts Should Be Drafted to Fit A Company’s Business Model

Friday, March 10th, 2017

If your company is like most, you may be using a software agreement that has nothing to do with your company’s business practices or business model.  Why is this a bad idea?  Well, several recent class action suits provide a recent example of why this can be very problematic for a software company.  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog addresses this issue in the following blogpost:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/recent-software-class-actions-provide-valuable-lesson-on-why-saas-contracts-should-be-drafted-to-fit-companys-business-model/

Recent FTC Enforcement Actions Should Serve as a Warning to Software Industry Regarding Privacy Practices

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

If your company is like most and you have given little or no thought to your company’s privacy policy while also collecting data and looking for ways to monetize it, then you may want to rethink how you are operating in light of recent enforcement actions by the FTC in the user data space.  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog addressed these developments in the following blogpost:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/recent-ftc-enforcement-actions-should-serve-as-warning-to-software-industry-about-privacy-practices/

 

 

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on SaaS Contracts

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Prinz Law Office Press Release 3.7.2017

Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak at Webinar on “Best Practices for Drafting SaaS Contracts that Reduce the Customer Sales Cycle & Avoid Disputes”

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Silicon Valley software attorney Kristie Prinz will be presenting a webinar sponsored by The Prinz Law Office on “Best Practices for Drafting SaaS Contracts that Reduce the Customer Sales Cycle & Avoid Disputes” on March 24, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PST.  To register, please sign up at the following link: http://prinzlawstore.com/saas-customer-agreements/.

Silicon Valley Software Attorney Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating Service Level Agreement Key Terms”

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Silicon Valley Software Attorney Kristie Prinz will be speaking on “Negotiating Service Level Agreements Key Terms” at a webinar sponsored by Strafford Publications on December 21, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. PST.

Silicon Valley SaaS Attorney Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating Software-as-a-Services Contracts”

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Silicon Valley lawyer Kristie Prinz will be presenting a webinar on “Negotiating Software-as-a-Services Contracts” for Clear Law Institute on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST.

US Navy Responds to Copyright Infringement Suit Filed by Bitmanagement Software

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Bitmanagement Software GmbH has filed suit against the US Navy alleging willful copyright infringement of its 3D virtual reality software “BS Contact Geo” and demanding $600 million in damages.  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog discussed this and the issues likely involved in the dispute in the following blogpost:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/us-navy-responds-to-copyright-infringement-suit-filed-by-bitmanagement-software/

Takeaways for Software Industry on the Cost of Data Breach

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

If you are a cloud service provider or a software provider who offers maintenance services to enterprise-level companies, then your company has likely had occasion to negotiate indemnification clauses related to data breaches.  Moreover, your company has probably had to provide warranties around data security or employee bad acts that would provide some protections to your customers in the event of a data breach.  But have you ever considered what the cost of a possible data breach might really be for your company?  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog addresses this issue in the following blogpost:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/takeaways-for-software-industry-from-new-study-on-costs-of-data-breach/

The Prinz Law Office Announces that Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz will Speak at Upcoming Webinar on Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Press Release Announcing Clear Law Institute Webinar

The Prinz Law Office Announces that Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz Will Speak at Upcoming Webinar on Negotiating Service Level Agreements

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Press Release on Upcoming Stratford Publications Webinar

Silicon Valley Tech Transactions Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating Service Legal Agreements Key Terms”

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Silicon Valley Tech Transactions Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be speaking on “Negotiating Service Level Agreements Key Terms” at a webinar sponsored by Atlanta-based Strafford Publications on December 21, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. PST.

HP Launches New Digital Rights Management Software Controversy with Security Update Downloads

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

HP has set off a new DRM software controversy over printer cartridges with a recent security update to HP printers, which made third party printer cartridges no longer compatible with their printers.  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog explores the controversy and suggests that new litigation over DRM software could be on the horizon in the following blogpost:

Digital Rights Management Software and the Printer Hardware Business

Silicon Valley Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Negotiating Software-as-a-Service Contracts”

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Silicon Valley lawyer Kristie Prinz will be presenting a webinar on “Negotiating Software-as-a-Services Contracts” for Clear Law Institute on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST.

Silicon Valley Attorney Kristie Prinz to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on Negotiating SaaS Contracts

Friday, September 9th, 2016

Silicon Valley attorney Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts” on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST.  To sign up for the webinar, please click here.

Silicon Valley Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on Negotiating SaaS Contracts

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Silicon Valley lawyer Kristie Prinz will present a webinar on “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts” on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST.  To sign up for the webinar, please click here.

FTC Announces Order Against San Francisco Software Company

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

The FTC has issued an order against a San Francisco software company for deceptive and misleading trade practices with respect to the distribution of the software product and with respect to advertising and promotions related to the software product.  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog has provided a brief summary of the complaint and the order issued by the FTC in the following blogpost:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/ftc-announces-approval-of-final-order-in-deceptive-app-case-against-vulcan

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts”

Friday, May 6th, 2016

SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be speaking on “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts” at a webinar sponsored by Clear Law Institute, which will be held at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST on May 6, 2016.  For more information on the webinar, please contact Clear Law Institute at http://clearlawinstitute.com/.

Defend Trade Secrets Act Augments Silicon Valley Companies’ Tools to Protect Trade Secrets

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

If your company is like most technology companies, trade secrets comprise the bulk of your intellectual property and you have probably long been frustrated with the minimal resources available to you to protect them from misappropriation. Congress has just taken action to assist your effort by passing the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016. The Silicon Valley IP Licensing Law Blog explores the significance of the new law in the following blogpost:

http://www.siliconvalleyiplicensinglaw.com/passage-of-defend-trade-secrets-act-provides-silicon-valley-companies-new-trade-secret-enforcement-tools/

Should Your Software Company Be Concerned about Product ADA Compliance?

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

If your software company is like most, it may have considered whether the office space it was leasing was compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) prior to signing the lease, but the idea that the products the company was selling might not be ADA compliant has never been contemplated by anyone.  However, now may be a good time to give the issue some serious consideration, as the Silicon Valley Software Law Blog explains in the following blogpost:

Should Your Software Company Be Concerned about Product ADA Compliance?

 

Microsoft Launches New Constitutional Challenge Against Alleged Federal Government Searches of Customer Data in Cloud

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Microsoft has just launched a constitutional challenge against the federal government over its use of indefinite gag orders when the government subpoenas information from customer cloud account.  The action was clearly timed to capitalize on public sentiment against the government for its perceived instrusion on privacy rights in the recent action against Apple regarding the encryption of the San Bernardino terrorist smartphone.  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog further explores this development in the blogpost linked below:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/microsoft-launches-new-constitutional-challenge-against-government-over-secret-data-requests

Third Party Successfully Unlocks Terrorist iPhone, ending Government Encryption Case Against Apple

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

The U.S. Justice Department has announced that the third party who came forward and convinced the FBI that it could unlock the San Bernardino terrorist’s encrypted iPhone successfully unlocked the encrypted iPhone, ending the standoff between Apple and the FBI.   The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog addressed the developments in this fight between the U.S. Government and Apple in the following blogpost:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/third-party-hacks-san-bernardino-terrorist-iphone-ending-standoff-between-apple-and-fbi.

 

Government Signals Possible Reversal of Course on Apple Litigation

Monday, March 21st, 2016

The Department of Justice signaled today that it may be rethinking moving forward with the Apple litigation over the iPhone encryption issue, canceling a hearing scheduled for tomorrow in order to explore a possible new method that had come to light for unlocking the terrorist iPhone that has sparked the dispute.  The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog further explored today’s developments in the following blogpost:

http://www.siliconvalleysoftwarelaw.com/government-backtracks-in-dispute-against-apple-over-unlocking-terrorist-iphone.

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be speaking on “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts” at a webinar sponsored by Clear Law Institute at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. PST on May 6, 2016.  To sign up to attend the program, please register at the Clear Law Institute Website at www.clearlawinstitute.com.