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Software entrepreneurs seeking to protect and exploit their software assets require software attorneys with the industry-specific experience, relevant legal expertise and the ability to successfully manage the most complex software license transactions. Osborn Maledon has over 30 years experience working with innumerable software companies such as Carefx Corporation, Viasoft Inc, IPRO Tech, American Barcode and RFID and Nero, and our software attorneys all have software industry backgrounds.

Drawing on their first hand experience of software industry challenges, our Arizona software attorneys provide practical and efficient coaching and representation for clients in various industry sectors and at every stage of development. This has included guiding several clients from start-up to multi-millions of dollars in revenue and eventual IPO and/or merger and acquisition transactions.

Our software attorneys have developed substantial experience in the licensing, exploitation and distribution of software assets. So whether a client plans to distribute through traditional channels or the more recent service models, like software-as-a-service and cloud computing, we have the experience and knowledge to advise on the appropriate licensing model.

Our Arizona software attorneys have a full understanding of software licensing laws and substantial experience of:

  • Drafting and negotiating outbound software license agreements to help our clients extract the most from their software assets
  • Reviewing inbound software license agreements both for internal use and for further distribution with a clients' software assets
  • Assisting in developing go-to-market strategies for software-as-a-service and cloud computing platforms
  • Performing open source license reviews to help ensure compliance with and avoid any unintended effects of open source licenses

Osborn Maledon software attorneys provide outside general counsel, licensing, distribution, litigation and other services while also regularly representing software company investors.  

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