Don’t grant or receive licenses to “use” software

Here’s a typical grant of rights from a software end-user license agreement (EULA): Provider hereby grants Customer a license to use 30 copies of the Software. Common though that clause may be, it’s dysfunctional. On-premise software licenses grant rights under copyright. And the copyright statute does not address a right to use anything. U.S. copyright […]

New SaaS Agreement Sample Form

Today, we updated one of Tech Contract Academy’s key sample contract forms: the Hybrid Cloud Agreement with Professional Services. It’s available to you, along with the rest of our forms, at the Contracts Page. This is the first update based on best practices and changes featured in the third edition of David Tollen’s book, The […]