Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will discuss the latest trends in drafting and negotiating Software as a Service (SaaS) agreements. The panel will discuss critical issues that should be addressed in the agreements and strategies to avoid common contracting pitfalls.
- Drafting and negotiating key provisions in the SaaS agreement
- Ownership of data
- Access to data
- Data security
- Service level agreement
- Limitations and warranties
- Other critical provisions
- Recent legal developments and business trends impacting SaaS agreements
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the key distinctions between on-site and provider-hosted software? Why does it matter from a legal standpoint?
- How can concerns about data privacy, security, access, integrity and recovery be addressed in the SaaS contract?
- What are some best practices for drafting SaaS agreements to ensure that SaaS services will continue to be available and supported?
Kelley C. Miller
Ms. Miller's practice areas include cloud computing, complex federal tax controversies, state and federal... | Read More
Ms. Miller's practice areas include cloud computing, complex federal tax controversies, state and federal tax issues involving closely held entities, state tax planning and litigation and tax planning issues involving E-Commerce, and state nexus. She presents on cloud computing, particularly negotiating SaaS agreements. She also has written and spoken widely on numerous federal and state tax topics for clients representing a broad spectrum of industries, including exempt organizations.Close
Kristie D. Prinz
The Prinz Law Office
Ms. Prinz's practice focuses on representing hardware, software, software-as-a service (“SaaS”),... | Read More
Ms. Prinz's practice focuses on representing hardware, software, software-as-a service (“SaaS”), telecommunications, information technology, marketing, online advertising, biotech, medical device, medical software, health technology, Internet-based companies, and Internet-based healthcare-focused companies on a variety of domestic and international transactional matters. Her focus includes drafting and negotiating technical commercial agreements; developing standard terms of service; negotiating and drafting licensing agreements and collaborations; and advising companies generally on how to protect their intellectual property. Prior to opening her own firm, she was in the licensing group of the New York-based intellectual property firm of Pennie & Edmonds LLP in Palo Alto, CA.Close