Modern Software Licensing: New Trends and Options

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September 22, 2010
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
Toronto, Ontario

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Lisa Abe of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP will discuss new issues and trends that have arisen in recent negotiations with large software providers. Issues to be discussed include virtualization, non-compliance with regular datacenter backup procedures, desupport potentially being tied selling, software shelving, handling third party products, open source software, and pricing variables.


Lisa Abe

Lisa Abe is a Partner at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP and one of Canada’s leading experts in technology law and commercial transactions related to technology. As a senior partner in Fasken Martineau’s Business Law practice group, Lisa assists technology companies and businesses with technology assets, achieve significant profits and growth through technology investment, development, acquisition, intellectual property protection, licensing, outsourcing and sale. Lisa is the author of the widely referenced book on Internet and E-Commerce Agreements – Drafting and Negotiating Tips, 2nd Ed., and co-author of Web Law – Agreements, Guidelines and Use Policies, published by LexisNexis Butterworths. Lisa is Chair of the Canadian (Toronto) Chapter of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) and Past-Chair of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) IT and e-Commerce Section. She has been recognized by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory since 2005 as a leading lawyer in Computer & IT Law and in Technology Law, and has received a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating.


Cost for lunch: ten dollars ($10) for members and students, twenty dollars ($20) for non-members, payable at the meeting. Receipts will be available. Cheques should be made payable to the Toronto Computer Lawyers’ Group.


REGISTER BEFORE 10:00 a.m., September 20, 2010.

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