Software licensing is here to stay in the modern world. Understanding the basics of copyright law and its interaction with software licensing is critical for both established and emerging software based businesses.
This presentation will equip participants with industry based knowledge that will allow them to approach all software licensing related questions and issues from a position of confidence.
Dean Cunningham is first and foremost, an entrepreneur at heart and a lawyer by profession. This combination of expertise helps Dean see both sides of the proverbial coin. An entrepreneur?s eye for an opportunity combined with a lawyer?s ability to assess and manage the risk.
Dean covers the full spectrum of business law services all done with a sense of passion for making things happen. He has over 10 years? experience in the legal and technology sectors, with particular expertise in complex software licensing matters, having led the EMEA Software Licensing Compliance team for Dell Technologies.
Dean previously co-founded Blackrock Technologies, a consulting firm focused on assisting IT organisations to navigate complex software licensing audits and the associated enforcement of the software vendors? intellectual property rights. His company was subsequently acquired by a US Firm, AnglePoint Group Inc.
The main points covered during this Lunch & Learn session will be:
Understanding the distinction between a license and an assignment
Learning about different software licensing models
Understanding the distinction between a perpetual licensing model and a term licensing model
Understanding the difference between an exclusive license and a non-exclusive license
Understanding what a Managed Service Provider License is and how it works
How to apply your knowledge through scenario based samples