The IT / Digital Legal Companion: A Comprehensive Business Guide to Software, IT, Internet, Media and IP Law

The IT / Digital Legal Companion: A Comprehensive Business Guide to Software, IT, Internet, Media and IP Law

by Gene K. Landy, Amy J. Mastrobattista
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1597492566

ISBN-13: 9781597492560

Pub. Date: 07/11/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Science

To compete effectively in digital business markets, you need to understand how the law affects your digital technology business.

The contents include detailed plain English business and legal guidance on:

• Securing Intellectual Property for Digital Business
• Digital Contract Fundamentals
• Open Source Rules and Strategies

Overview

To compete effectively in digital business markets, you need to understand how the law affects your digital technology business.

The contents include detailed plain English business and legal guidance on:

• Securing Intellectual Property for Digital Business
• Digital Contract Fundamentals
• Open Source Rules and Strategies
• Development, Consulting and Outsourcing
• Software as a Service
• Business Software Licensing, Partnering and Distribution
• Web and Internet Agreements
• Privacy on the Internet
• Digital Multimedia Content Clearance and Distribution
• IT Standards
• Web and Mobile Technology and Content Deals
• Video Game Development Deals
• International Distribution
• User-Created Content, Mash-ups, MMOGs and Web Widgets
• And Much More

Comprehensive Business and Legal Guidance including

• Securing Intellectual Property for Digital Business
• Digital Contract Fundamentals
• Open Source Rules and Strategies
• Development, Consulting and Outsourcing
• Software as a Service
• Business Software Licensing, Partnering, and Distribution
• Web and Internet Agreements
• Privacy on the Internet
• Digital Multimedia Content Clearance and Distribution
• IT Standards
• Video Game Development and Content Deals
• International Distribution
• User-Created Content, Mash-Ups, MMOGs, and Web Widgets
• And Much More

Key Features:

• Up-to-the-Moment Legal Guide

• In Plain English

• Includes 38 Contract and Web Forms in the Book and Online

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597492560
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
07/11/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1254
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 2.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgement by Gene Landy
A Note from the Authors
About the Authors
About the Authors' Law Firm
Form Downloading Instructions
Chapter 1 Introduction: Using this Book to Build Value
Chapter 2 Digital Copyright Basics
Chapter 3 Copyrights on the Internet, for Software Protection and Around the World
Chapter 4 Tradmarks and Domain Names
Chapter 5 Patents and Digital Technology Companies
Chapter 6 Trade Secrets and Non-Disclosure Agreements
Chapter 7 Confidentiality, Rights Transfer, and Non-Competition Agreements for Employees
Chapter 8 Introduction to Digital Product and Service Contracts
Chapter 9 A Pragmatic Guide to Open Source
Chapter 10 IT Services—Development, Outsourcing, and Consulting
Chapter 11 Beta Test Agreements
Chapter 12 Commercial End-User Agreements
Chapter 13 Software as a Service (SaaS)
Chapter 14 Commercial Distribution—Part I
Chapter 15 Commercial Distribution—Part II
Chapter 16 Clickwraps and Browsewraps
Chapter 17 Terms of Use for Web Sites and Online Applications
Chapter 18 Privacy and Use of Personal Data
Chapter 19 Digital Technology Standards—Opportunities, Risks, and Strategies
Chapter 20 Content for Digital Media
Chapter 21 Deals in the Web and Mobile Value Chains
Chapter 22 Video Games! Developing Games and Doing Deals
Chapter 23 Going Global—Doing Business in World Markets
Chapter 24 United States Export Controls
Chapter 25 Proactive Management of Your Legal Affairs
Forms Appendix
Index

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