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Silicon Valley SaaS Attorney Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating SaaS Contracts: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests
Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be present a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Contracts: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” on February 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. PST for Virginia-based Clear Law Institute.Read More
Silicon Valley Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Launch Attorney Consulting Services
If you are an attorney and either know you have a poor web presence or, alternatively, are satisfied with your web presence but just seeking to land better clients online and/or further develop your expertise online, then you may be interested to know that I am launching a consulting business, where I will work with…Read More
Silicon Valley Software & Technology Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Present Webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Contracts”
Software and Technology Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be present a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Contracts: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” on October 26, 2018 for Clear Law Institute. The Prinz Law Office has issued a press release announcing the upcoming webinar, which is linked here. To register for the event, sign…Read More
Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests”
Silicon Valley Software Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be co-presenting a webinar on “Negotiating SaaS Agreements: Drafting Key Contract Provisions, Protecting Customer and Vendor Interests” with Kelley Miller of Reed Smith on August 8, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. PST/1:00 p.m. EDT. To register for this webinar, please sign up at: https://www.straffordpub.com/products/negotiating-saas-agreements-drafting-key-contract-provisions-protecting-customer-and-vendor-interests-2017-08-08.Read More
Does this USA Today article fairly condemn Silicon Valley for its treatment of women?
This USA Today article strongly condemns Silicon Valley for its treatment of women. While the criticism is probably warranted, is Silicon Valley being held to a different standard than the rest of the country? Should Silicon Valley be held to a higher standard either because of its political leanings or because of the industry itself?…Read More
Silicon Valley Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on “Negotiating Software as a Service Agreements”
I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking at an upcoming webinar “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts” on December 19, 2016 from 1 to 2:15 p.m. EST. For more information, please see my firm’s press release on the event: Press Release on Clear Law Institute WebinarRead More
Silicon Valley Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating Service Level Agreement Key Terms”
I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking at an upcoming webinar on “Negotiating Service Level Agreement Key Terms” on December 21, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 PST. For more information about the webinar, please see my firm’s press release on the event published below: Press Release on Stafford Publications WebinarRead More
FTC Announces Order Against San Francisco Software Company
The FTC has today announced its final order in its case against the San Francisco Software company Vulcan over its business practices in distributing its software product and advertising and promotional activities in connection with the product. The FTC clearly put software companies on notice again that the government is carefully monitoring their business practices…Read More
Silicon Valley Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on Best Practices for Negotiating and Drafting Effective SaaS Customer Agreements
Are your SaaS customers really signing an agreement that is effective for your business? How do you even know if your SaaS company is working with a customer agreement that is sufficiently protecting your business? The Silicon Valley Lawyer Kristie Prinz is presenting a webinar on June 13, 2016 at 10 a.m. PDT on “Best…Read More
Concerned about Protecting Your Company’s Trade Secrets? Congress Has Enacted New Legislation to Assist You
If your company is Silicon Valley-based, then protecting your trade secrets is likely one of your top concerns and you have probably long been frustrated with the seemingly inadequate protections available under the law for trade secrets. If so, then you will be pleased by Congress’s nearly unanimous passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act,…Read More
Microsoft Launches New Constitutional Challenge Against Alleged Federal Government Searches of Customer Data in Cloud
Microsoft has launched a new constitutional challenge against the government over its use of indefinite gag orders when it subpoenas information from customer cloud accounts. Microsoft is claiming that the orders violate the First Amendment free speech rights and the Fourth Amendment rights regarding unreasonable government search and seizure of property. Clearly, this action by…Read More
Seeking Venture Capital Investment? Don’t Rule Out the Possibility of Angel Investment
As a tech start-up lawyer, I receive almost daily inquiries from start-ups and entrepreneurs about how to obtain venture capital investment. I encourage many of those making the inquiries to explore the possibility of angel investment as well. In general, I find that start-ups and entrepreneurs are less familiar with the angel investment concept than…Read More
Does a Start-up Need to Be Based in Silicon Valley to be Successful?
Does a start-up have the best chance to succeed if based in Silicon Valley? Or would the same start-up be just as successful, if not more successful, if it were based somewhere else? This firm has developed a large client base supporting start-ups and tech-focused small businesses outside of Silicon Valley, so we have personal…Read More
Applying Lessons From the Downturn to Run a Better Business Today
If you ran a business through the downturn as I did, then you probably experience the same nervousness that I do whenever you hear bad economic news or poor economic forecasts. However, whether you are building a business or a law practice, it’s important to recognize that many of the lessons we learned in surviving…Read More
FBI Unlocks Terrorist iPhone Without Apple’s Help, Ending Encryption Dispute
The U.S. Justice Department has announced that the third party who came forward and convinced the FBI that it could unlock the San Bernardino terrorist’s encrypted iPhone successfully unlocked the encrypted iPhone, ending the standoff between Apple and the FBI. The Silicon Valley Software Law Blog provided an update on the developments below: Third Party…Read More
Considering a Move to Silicon Valley? It Would Be Prudent to Do Your Homework First
If you are a lawyer at a law firm contemplating opening a Silicon Valley office or a start-up contemplating moving the company to Silicon Valley, it would be prudent to do some serious homework on what you are getting into before taking the plunge. As many of you know, I relocated out to Silicon Valley…Read More
Department of Justice Reverses Course on Apple Encryption Case
The Department of Justice appeared to be reversing course in its case against Apple this afternoon, when it filed a motion to vacate the hearing scheduled for tomorrow in order to explore a possible method of decrypting the terrorist iPhone at issue proposed by a third party over the weekend. I have written more about…Read More
Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz to Speak on “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts”
Silicon Valley SaaS Lawyer Kristie Prinz will be presenting a webinar on “Negotiating Software as a Service Contracts” for Clear Law Institute on May 6, 2016 at 10 p.m. PST/1 p.m EST. To sign up to attend the webinar, please register through the Clear Law Institute website Clear Law Institute Website.Read More
FBI vs. Apple: Who Will Come out the Winner in this Dispute?
When the Justice Department decided to wage a legal battle against Apple over encryption on the iPhone of one of San Bernardino terrorists, the government moved the encryption debate into the public arena and triggered a public debate over the issue. Now, it is reported that the government is considering launching a second case over…Read More
Congress Introduces Bill to Include Women in Draft: What Should be Next Steps?
A bill was introduced in Congress today requiring women to register for the draft. If you have been following the issue of including women in the draft, the debate over the issue really began when the decision was made to officially allow women to serve in combat. The media publicized over the last few days…Read More
Do entrepreneurs focus excessively on landing venture capital?
In my work with entrepreneurs and new business ventures, I am often surprised to find how many of them are convinced that they cannot build a business without venture capital financing and how few of them have even considered the idea that there might be very good reasons why they should not pursue venture capital…Read More
Prinz Law Opens New San Jose Office
I am pleased to announce the opening of my firm’s new San Jose office. Please check out the press release announcing the opening: Press Release of Silicon Valley Office Opening.Read More
Is Silicon Valley the Land of Opportunity for Women as well as Men?
Regardless of your perspective on whether or not Silicon Valley is the land of opportunity for women as well as men, a thought-provoking article was just published by Newsweek about how women perceived in Silicon Valley that is worth taking a look at. It is already the source of considerable commentary on the web, as…Read More