Developing software can be a tough journey with unforeseen obstacles. Our software development agreement is tailored to your development process – whether you work with fixed milestones or agile development techniques like Scrum.
The outcome of the product can be very valuable – with our proven software development agreement you ensure that rights to code, patents and copyrights are protected as much as you and your business partner agree on. How confidential information is treated during the agreement and after it ends will also be clearly regulated.
Greatly developed software will survive the agreement. If necessary, we help you to cover the transition from the development stage to an ongoing maintenance and support relationship.
All-in-one flat fee package including strategic planning and structure set-up, drafting, and adjustment of your individual software development agreement according to your needs.
Joint kick-off call with our licensing legal expert to discuss goals, set-up, and important clauses for your software development agreement.
Two feedback rounds where we take the time to jointly go through the software development agreement and incorporate your feedback and adjustments.
With our flat fee package, you can get your software development agreement drafted as fast as within 3-5 business days for urgent matters.
It has to clearly set out the roles and duties of the parties in the development process. The ultimate goal for the software development has to be clear, milestones on the way there and a process for a flexible and legally watertight adjustment of goals.
It is important to agree on a fair remuneration for milestones reached within the development process. The software development agreement ensures that this crucial point is clear before starting the project. Furthermore it is highly important to agree on the rights of use of the developed software and parts of it – also whether the developer has interest in exploiting the developed product or parts of it.
You need to know what timeframe you realistically agree on for the development of the software. It is also crucial to leave space for adjustments of the contract, in case you agree to change the route towards your goal.
We’re a growing team of 25+ legal professionals. Some of our experts include:
Lars focuses his legal practice on contract, intellectual property, and financial market regulation law. He advises tech companies on the legal set-up and negotiation of complex and day-to-day contracts, IP strategy and execution as well as financial market law matters.
Lars Rohrberg, Legal Expert
Thomas focuses on Intellectual Property, Data Protection & IT Contract Law and advises companies on commercial strategies, Intellectual Property protection and technology-related legal issues. As head of the in-house team, he is responsible for advising and supporting our clients in their day-to-day business.
Thomas Kuster, Head of Contracts & IP, Legal Expert
Maja is a Junior Legal Counsel in the IP & Contracts Team. She assists customers and the team in the field of tech contract law, intellectual property, and data protection.
Maja Rajic, Junior Legal Counsel
Daniel’s focus is on contract and Data Protection issues. He supports our customers with contract drafting and day-to-day advice on contractual topics.
Daniel Wünn, Junior Legal Counsel
Sam focuses on contract law, Intellectual Property, and Data Protection. He advises customers on trademarks, the strategic set-up of IP contracts, as well as day-to-day contract matters.
Sam Thyroff-Kohl, Junior Legal Counsel
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