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Please e-mail for copy: eric@freibrun.com or call 847-562-0099. Go back to articles. Attorney Eric Freibrun specializes in Computer law and Intellectual Property protection, providing legal services to information technology vendors and users. Tel.: 847-562-0099; Fax: 847-562-0033; E-mail: eric@freibrun.com.

January 6th, 2017|

The Importance of Trademark Registration

If your company does business in the U.S., registering your company’s trademarks and service marks in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an essential investment in your business.

October 20th, 2016|

How to Negotiate Key Issues in SaaS Contracts

This article supplements my recently posted article entitled, “11 Key Benefits and Risks of SaaS Contracts.” This time, I’ll address some ways SaaS (“software as a service,” cloud-based) software application providers and their customers can reasonably expect to contractually allocate some of the fundamental business and legal risks associated with use of a SaaS application. [...]

June 15th, 2015|

11 Key Benefits and Risks of SaaS Contract

This post is the first in a two-part series. It will briefly address some of the principal benefits to users of cloud-based, Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions, as well as some of the key business and legal risks to corporate users. The second post will discuss how these risks are typically and fairly addressed during negotiations [...]

May 28th, 2015|

Not So Fast! Appeals Court Reverses, Upholds Shrink-Wrap Agreement

In May’s Visual Basic Tips & Tricks (See "Court Strikes Down Shrink-Wrap License Agreement"), I had written about how a Wisconsin Federal District Court had sent shock waves throughout the software industry by refusing to uphold a software vendor’s typical "shrink-wrap" end user license agreement. This decision in ProCD, Inc., v. Matthew Zeidenberg and Silken [...]

September 1st, 1996|

Copyright Infringement on the Web: A Cautionary Tale

As a natural consequence of its academic and scientific roots, the culture of the Internet revels in the free flow of information and its ready accessibility to anyone seeking it. There seems to have evolved from this a sort of Internet mythology that holds that the net is, and should be, an unregulated free-for-all, and [...]

August 1st, 1996|