Contracts Training – Schedule through Spring 2024

Looking to build your contracting skills? Or those of your team? Time to train with Tech Contracts Academy. Our programs — all taught by industry expert David Tollen – are suitable for lawyers and businesspeople responsible for negotiating and administering contracts involving information technology. Our webinar schedule is available below through spring 2024 – including offerings exploring AI.  And, our Tech Contracts Master Classes return this fall. CA CLE available. 

Webinars from Tech Contracts Academy

These popular, one hour sessions focus on topics relevant to IT contracts, and include Q&A. 

Registration includes: Access to a recording of the class (upon request, available for a 2 week window that starts shortly after the live session), a copy of the slides, and a Certificate of Attendance. CA CLE available. And we offer a 15% discount for teams of 5 or more (from the same company) attending the same webinar. If you’re interested, please reach out to [email protected] for more information.

Upcoming Webinars:

July 13 Webinar – Artificial Intelligence Contracts: Drafting and Negotiating

Artificial intelligence is software – delivered via the cloud, like SaaS, or as an on-premise system. So most of its terms should be familiar to experienced tech contracts drafters. However, the most sophisticated forms –generative AI like ChatGPT – have features unlike any other software. We’ll look at those differences and the new terms they require. And we’ll look at commonalities with traditional software deals, so we can ground ourselves in the familiar.

To set the stage, you may want to check out David Tollen’s recent blog post, “Artificial Intelligence Contracts: An Issue-Spotter — Part 1 of 3.” Topics for the webinar include:

  • Rights to training data, prompts, and outputs
  • Special IP risks and their impact on indemnities, warranties, and more
  • Privacy compliance terms
  • Terms on hallucination, defamation, and other third party risks
  • AI’s role as SaaS … or not
  • And more …
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Master Classes: Ready to build your skills further? Check out our Tech Contracts Master Classes. Four classes each series, two hours each class, available again in the fall of 2023. CA CLE available. More information and registration is available here.

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CLE. Tech Contracts Master Classes™ and Tech Contracts Academy’s webinars are approved for Continuing Legal Education credit in California. Licensed elsewhere? Jurisdictions (and professions) differ as to whether students may apply individually for continuing education credit, and what is required. Materials we make available for Tech Contracts Academy’s programs (e.g., slides, presenter’s biography) may assist students’ self-submission efforts. Check here for more details about CLE. 

Team discounts: See program registration pages for information about group discounts.

Our presenter. David Tollen founded Tech Contracts Academy® LLCAn attorney, instructor at U.C. Berkeley Law School, and expert witness, he authored the American Bar Association’s perennial bestseller, The Tech Contracts Handbook (ABA Publishing; 3rd ed. 2021). It is available from Amazon here, and other retailers.

Tech Contracts Academy® is a professional training company, created to bring confidence and expertise to professionals responsible for technology contracts. It provides public and in-house training on drafting and negotiating IT agreements. Contact us here or email [email protected] for more information about training for just your team.

Our programs provide general education, not legal advice. This communication is not, and our programs are not, advertising to provide legal services.

Only one discount code may be used per registration.

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