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Date(s) - Thu 10/22/2015
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Hanson Bridgett LLP

Georgia-patent-troll-cartoon300x188Indemnities in Tech Contracts: Tackling Data Breaches, Patent Trolls, IP Gremlins, and other Monsters

With patent trolls and data theft in the headlines, tech customers want protection, while vendors want to limit indemnity liability. Yet in most cases, neither side really understands the indemnity clause or its typical loopholes and exceptions. Learn about indemnities in IT contracts in this presentation by David Tollen, founder of Sycamore Legal and the author of the American Bar Association’s bestselling manual on technology contracts, The Tech Contracts Handbook: Cloud Computing Agreements, Software Licenses, and Other IT Contracts, for Lawyers and Businesspeople.

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Dave Tollen

David Tollen represents buyers and sellers in cloud computing and software licensing agreements and in and other technology transactions. He also provides advice and assistance related to e-commerce, social media, industrial design, and intellectual property. He’s the founder of Sycamore Legal, P.C.: a technology and IP boutique law firm in San Francisco.

In addition, David provides in-house and public trainings on drafting and negotiating technology contracts, for lawyers and for contract managers, salespeople, financial executives, and other businesspeople. He’s a frequent speaker on IP and IT legal issues.

David has served as General Counsel of a publicly traded software company, as Vice President of Business Development for a profitable technology start-up, and as an associate with Morrison & Foerster LLP.

In his spare time, David writes about history for young people. He’s the author of an award-winning educational novel called The Jericho River (Winifred Press 2014). (You can learn more about David’s non-legal writing at his fiction website.)


Price and Registration:

Ticket Type Price (Before Ticketing Fees)
In-Person In-House Counsel Free
In-Person SFIPLA Member (Law Firm) $35
In-Person Non-Member $40
Student $10

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The San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association is an approved provider of California MCLE credit, and certifies that the above activity meets the requirements for one hour of participatory credit.