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Software Development Agreement – Who Really Owns The Intellectual Property?

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Whether you’re a developer or a client, one of the most important things to cover in your software development agreement is who owns what intellectual property (IP) rights. Surprisingly, most developers and their clients either don’t know or having conflicting views on the subject. Imagine you’re a client that’s just…

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Software Development Agreement: 10 Issues to Cover

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If you’re a software developer, you’ll want to protect yourself by having a customized software development agreement that’s designed specifically for your business. Why? If you “borrow” someone else’s contract to use with your clients, chances are you’re (a) not fully protecting yourself and (b) you’re committing copyright infringement because…

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E-Book Publishing, Distribution, and the Death of Oyster

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In “E-Book Subscription Service Oyster To Shut Down,” TechCrunch Writer Catherine Shu discusses the announcement that Oyster’s ebook subscription service will disappear early next year. This imminent shutdown provides one less platform for authors to distribute their works in an online publishing world that’s increasingly dominated by a few players…

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