Paradigm Law Offices, located in the San Francisco Bay area, provides legal services to buyers and sellers of technology oriented products and services.
Paradigm Law Offices has extensive experience working in the technology industry and provides legal counsel in these practice areas:
An effective technology license balances customer expectations with a reasonable risk exposure for the licensor. While each license emphasizes different issues, it is generally the case that the scope of the license grant, warranties, intellectual property infringement indemnities, support obligations, limitations of liability and pricing will receive considerable attention and must be carefully negotiated. Paradigm Law Offices has experience in the following types of agreements and related matters:
Many services agreements lack specificity regarding deliverables, ownership of work product, process for change orders and timelines for deliverables. These deficiencies can damage the relationship between the service provider and client. Particularly when I represent the acquirer of services, I recommend that the agreement carefully describe the services/deliverables and other key details. When the service provider fails to perform, it is essential to have the client’s expectations documented.
Agreements for the acquisition of technology, services or goods need to accurately and completely define, among many other things, the customer’s expectations in terms of delivery dates, process for ordering, payment terms, product specifications, remedies for breach and the vendor’s warranties, indemnities and support obligations. Procurement agreements cover many types of goods and services; representative agreements include:
Collaboration is a way of life in the technology industry. I recommend establishing firm commitments for each party. Agreements that do not impose obligations on the parties often result in no action. I have created and negotiated the following types of relationships:
Data privacy issues need to be considered in a wide range of agreements. Technology providers can face significant regulatory exposure and negative consumer feedback by failing to adequately protect customer privacy.