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Do You Make This Software Beta Testing Mistake?

software beta testing license developmentDan developed a financial planning application. He gave copies to friends without a beta testing license.

However, bootleg copies of the software leaked out during testing.

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When Dan began to sell the app to the public, he had competitors who had ripped off and re-branded his beta versions.

Now what Dan should have done is have a beta testing agreement in place. That’s a license to protect Dan’s intellectual property during and after testing.

Don’t have a software agreement to protect your application? It’s time to talk with Software Lawyer Mike Young.

Mike Young, Esq.

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Mike Young has been practicing business and technology law since 1994 and is an angel investor in startups. He's been an entrepreneur since 1988. To get legal help from Attorney Young, click here now or call 214-546-4247 to schedule a phone consultation.

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