SaaS License Agreement Is Not The Same As A Downloadable App’s EULA

SaaS License Agreement Not Downloadable EULATim decided to convert his downloadable application into a cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) app. But Tim didn’t use a SaaS license agreement. Instead, he gave the same end user license agreement (EULA) he’d used for the downloadable version.

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Unfortunately, the EULA didn’t protect Tim’s intellectual property rights in the new SaaS. So Tim ended up in court suing customers to protect his application.

“If you’re selling a software-as-a-service on a cloud-based platform, you should be using a SaaS license agreement to protect your legal rights.” – Software Attorney Mike Young

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Tim should have retained an experienced software attorney. And converted the EULA into the SaaS license he needed.

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Are you selling software-as-a-service applications? Do you know what type of license you’re granting to customers?

If you need help, it’s time to talk with Software Lawyer Mike Young about your options.

Author Mike Young, Esq.

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