Robert Hart,Partner,Apogee Law Group P.C. to Speak at TKG's Speaking Opportunity - Software Licensing and SaaS Agreements:Fundamental Tools and Best Negotiation Strategies

Top Quote TKG/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Robert Hart, Partner, Apogee Law Group P.C. will speak at TKG’s webcast entitled: “Software Licensing and SaaS Agreements: Fundamental Tools and Best Negotiation Strategies for 2018 and Beyond". End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) November 08, 2017 - This event is scheduled for Novmber 8, 2017 from 3:00pm – 4:00pm (ET).

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    About Robert Hart
    Robert represents companies through all phases of their growth and development. Robert specializes in handling routine to complex intellectual property issues. His clients range in diversity from food processing companies; high tech computer hardware and software companies; and consumer products in the transportation, outdoor sporting goods and audio systems industries.

    Robert handles a full service, domestic/international, intellectual property practice that includes drafting and filing patent applications in the electrical, mechanical, fluid dynamics and software technical fields. He also engages in related prosecution of patent and trademark applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He has handled patent and trademark appeals as well as worked on Inter Partes Review (IPR) proceedings.

    His litigation practice includes all aspects ranging from pre-filing advice, trial and appellate practice in both federal and state courts. He also has experience with domestic (JAMS) and international arbitrations (Int’l Chamber of Commerce).

    Robert has technical backgrounds in electrical engineering, computer science, chemistry and petroleum engineering. After working for several years in the petroleum industry, he obtained his law degree from the University of Tulsa and an LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law from The John Marshall Law School. For the last twenty-four years, he has worked both in private practice and as in-house counsel.

    Mr. Hart frequently lectures on a variety of business and legal topics. From 1994 until 2003, Robert co-taught Masters Classes for lawyers in Appellate Brief Writing and Appellate Advocacy with the Honorable Paul Michel, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit at the John Marshall Law School. He has also taught trial practice for lawyers at Chicago Kent College of Law. Mr. Hart is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel, the Licensing Executives Society (LES), and the Richard Linn American Inn of Court located in Chicago.

    About Apogee Law Group P.C.
    Apogee Law Group P.C. is a small firm law firm with offices in Chicago and Los Angeles. We strive to have a close relationship with our clients and strive to understand their business needs and influences on our clients’ respective industries. Apogee’s expertise is in intellectual property, corporate, entertainment, commercial and litigation related matters. We also have expertise in helping technology related start-up companies navigate through their legal needs. And, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality legal services to our clients.

    Event Synopsis:
    Data security, privacy, service performance, intellectual property ownership, business operations and customer service are a few of the many issues that businesses may encounter when negotiating software license and SaaS contracts. It is important that these issues are addressed as companies decide on the right approach to draft software license and SaaS agreements. Businesses and their counsel must also understand the key clauses that should be included in software license and SaaS agreements. Due diligence and legal review of the agreement will help mitigate any complications, costs, and regulatory liabilities.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand the common challenges with negotiating and drafting software license agreements and SaaS contracts. They will also explain the critical provisions that should be included in the agreements and key considerations during contract negotiations.

    Key topics include:
    -Software v. SaaS Introduction and Background
    -Drafting and Negotiating Key Provisions (Outline standard provisions and Risks)
    -Documentation; Service Level Agreement
    -Emerging Pricing Models
    -Termination and Transition Services Agreements
    -SaaS Technology Partners and Outsourced Suppliers

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:

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