With intellectual property rights assuming greater importance in today’s world and licensing issues and developments constantly evolving, The Practical Guide to Software Licensing and Cloud Computing, 7th Edition is an essential resource. In this conversation, author H. Ward Classen discusses the new edition’s expanded discussion of cloud computing, how he tracks new developments, and the evolution of the book over nearly twenty years. As the practice of software law has expanded, “It’s blossomed,” Classen said. “It’s much more comprehensive, and it seems to resonate with practitioners endlessly.”
The Practical Guide to Software Licensing and Cloud Computing, 7th Edition is available from the American Bar Association in book and e-book form.
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H. Ward Classen
Ward Classen is Vice-President, General Counsel, at Sparta Systems, Inc. a Honeywell Company. He has over 35 years’ experience negotiating complex information technology agreements and has practiced with many of the world’s leading technology companies, including Computer Sciences Corporation (now DXC Technology Corporation), Accenture, and InterDigital, Inc. Ward is the author of The Practical Guide to Software Licensing and Cloud Computing, (7th ed. 2020, ABA Press), which has been widely cited and quoted both by courts and academic institutions including the American Law Institute in its treatise Principles of the Law of Software Contracts.
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