Technology and licensing services

Larson Skinner meets a variety of clients’ technology and licensing needs, including:

Licensing negotiations and agreements: Negotiating on behalf of licensors and licensees for copyright licenses and reducing agreements to writing.

Software and database licensing: Assisting clients in negotiating and drafting license agreements for software and database content to be available on the Internet. Developing strategies and drafting standard contracts for MLSs to use when licensing listing data to brokerage participants and to third parties.

Web site development and service agreements: Assisting web site developers and their clients in documenting their agreements, protecting their intellectual property rights, and establishing mutually agreeable levels of service.

Terms of use and end-user license agreements: Helping business owners on the Web to control web site use by visitors and protect themselves against liability.

Action against cyber-squatters: Pursuing cyber-squatters through cease & desist actions and domain name dispute resolution.

Intellectual property: Assisting brokerage firms in protecting their copyrights, trademarks and other valuable intellectual property rights.

Internet marketing consulting: Providing business consultation to brokerage firms developing strategic plans for Internet marketing.

Technology and licensing engagements

Larson Skinner has performed a variety of engagements in the technology and licensing areas, including the following:

  • Offered business consulting to a market-leading broker regarding its strategy to launch a full-service consumer real estate web site. Aided in development of strategy; provided implementation advice as requested.
  • Advised client regarding copyright protections afforded computer software and electronic databases.
  • Developed licensing agreements for software and database suppliers.
  • Assist clients whose trademarks have been “cyber squatted” by pursuing squatters through cease and desist letters and arbitration through the UDRP.
  • Drafted terms of use and end-user license agreements that consumers “click through” to gain access to valuable web site content.
  • Developed licensing agreements for software and database suppliers.

Technology and licensing resources

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