What are Current Software Industry Legal Issues and Solutions?

Software Industry Legal Issues and Software Law

Our software industry experienced lawyers help software companies navigate the legal landscape and proactively advise on unique legal issues faced by the software industry. 

Common legal issues faced by software companies include:

  • Entity formation, capital, and financing strategies;

  • Ownership and registration of intellectual property in software and other technology;

  • Enforcement of copyrights and other intellectual property rights against infringers;

  • Employment and independent contractor agreements;

  • Licensing agreements including end user license agreements (EULAs);

  • Software development agreements;

  • Strategy to protect and monetize intellectual property rights; and

  • Defense of third-party infringement claims.

Legal Solutions for the Software Industry

Clients in the software industry receive the full range of the firm’s services: litigation, intellectual property, and transactional. 

Our software industry team is experienced in copyright, trademark, and patent registration for software and related technology; anti-counterfeiting to enforce copyrights and trademarks against infringers and counterfeiters; drafting employment agreements, independent contract agreements, NDAs, and founder agreements to protect intellectual property rights and ensure they are owned by the company; drafting end user (EULAs) and other license agreements to safeguard rights in the software; drafting software development agreements; and monetizing intellectual property rights in software.  

We also assist software companies and founders with entity formation and strategy, including capital and financing strategies.