Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Software
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A key issue in IT procurement is the complicated, technical nature of the contracts and documentation required. Working with lawyers who do not have a good understanding of the technology, terminology and jargon can be a frustrating and potentially risky process.
Our commercial lawyers have a comprehensive understanding of the technology and jargon involved and the demonstrated experience and expertise necessary to ensure contract review, preparation and negotiation is a smooth process.
Our expertise includes:
Reviewing, preparing and advising on IT procurement contracts and issues including:
maintenance, support and service level agreements
subscription and SaaS agreements
website and app T&C's
Advising on software licensing audits and compliance
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Our notable and relevant experience includes:
Advising national agribusiness with transition to Telstra hosted and managed enterprise IT service - company wide migration to cloud solution
Prepared suite of procurement contracts for an international Tier 1 data centre provider - Australia wide
Prepared suite of software licencing, maintenance and support (including service level) contracts for Tier 1 mining and energy software vendor
Prepared suite of software licencing, maintenance and support agreements for spatial software developer (Australia and USA)
Reviewing standard form procurement contracts offered by BHP, Rio Tinto and FMG
Advising ASX listed property company in relation to deployment of Microsoft Dynamics enterprise software
Advised large private industrial company in relation to Oracle software licence audit, including compliance with licensing terms and challenging licence fees demanded for virtual machines and multiple software instances
Prepared and reviewed software maintenance and support agreements and SaaS agreement for many clients
Prepared numerous website and app T&C's
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