The Tech Contracts Master Class™ Now Available On-Demand

We’re excited to announce that our popular Tech Contracts Master Class™ is now available as a recorded resource – in our On-Demand library . You get one year’s access, so you can use the program both for training and as a reference guide for future projects. And for a short time, you can buy the Master […]

Mark Lemley on Clickwraps

Mark Lemley of Stanford Law School recently pointed out a problem with clickwraps and other take-it-or-leave-it form contracts. I’ve discussed the same issue in many of our trainings and in my class at UC Berkeley. Clickwraps generally don’t involve any choice for the customer. So they don’t look a lot like traditional contracts. In a […]

Don’t include a DMCA or privacy policy in your contract

IT providers often add their copyright (DMCA) and privacy policies to their contracts. They incorporate those policies by reference or just promise to comply. That’s a mistake. If you’re the provider, you gain nothing by incorporating your policies. In fact, you pay a price. Privacy Policies A privacy policy explains how you use private information. […]

Announcing our new Master Classes

We’re excited to announce our new Tech Contracts Master Classes™.   Tech Contracts Master Classes™ provide an in-depth yet unusually concise, accessible review of all the clauses typically found in information technology contracts. The Master Classes program is broken into four sessions taught by your instructor, David W. Tollen, with live Q&A in each. Our inaugural program […]

Browsewraps Could Be Enforced

The Tech Contracts Handbook warns website operators not to rely on browsewraps: contracts posted online without a click-to-agree requirement. In fact, the book warns against any contract executed or even amended without without clear consent from the customer, like an “I agree” click. (See TCH 2nd Ed. Ch. III.S and Append. 3.) Without that sort […]