Ten Key Data Terms in IT Contracts: An Issue-Spotter

[We updated this post in November of 2022. Click here for the new version.] Here are ten issues to consider when addressing data in IT contracts. This issue-spotter serves both customers and providers, though generally the former benefit more from data protection. Type of Deal: If your contract involves cloud services (SaaS, PaaS, etc.), the […]

5 Simple Rules for Negotiating Software and IT Contracts

Capterra’s IT Management Blog just published an article by David Tollen: 5 Simple Rules for Negotiating Software and IT Contracts. It’s a customer-focused articles, addressing five mistakes customers tend to make in their tech contracts. (Sorry vendors! Capterra’s blog mainly serves customers.) Please check it out …

New Form: Consulting Services Agreement

We’ve posted a new contract in the forms library — and it’s available to you in MS Word (no charge, as always). The new form is for professional services by a consultant. It’s friendly to the consultant, though it does give the company ownership of any IP generated on the job. It also includes confidentiality […]

New Forms for the Defense of Trade Secrets Act of 2016

We’ve just updated all the clauses and contracts at TechContracts.com to address the Defense of Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (the “DTSA”). That includes the NDA’s and the other contracts that include confidentiality clauses at the Contracts page, as well as the confidentiality-related terms in the Clauses library. (On the Contracts page, only the NDA’s […]