The secrets of superior contracts and agreements
Well-written contracts have the power to protect your client’s intellectual property (IP), clear the way for smooth transactions, and maintain effective business relationships. Want your pacts to pack a punch? Complex Commercial Contracts: The Legal Principles You Need to Know for Effective Drafting shows you how.
Let’s make a deal
Give your client an edge in purchase negotiations. Know which provisions should be binding in a Letter of Intent. Learn how to craft language that provides the greatest leverage going into negotiations for the definitive agreement. Receive advice for protecting the confidentiality of the contemplated transaction as well as the information shared by the parties.
An in-depth look at independent contractor agreements
Avoid the confusion of misclassification claims regarding independent contractors. Regulatory agencies are increasingly questioning the “independent contractor” classification in the context of tax audits, unemployment insurance audits, wage and hour audits, and worker’s compensation claims. Learn techniques for drafting clear, thorough independent contractor agreements that satisfy regulatory requirements and reduce the risk of misclassification claims.
A comprehensive contracts course
Additional topics covered include:
- Asset Purchase Agreements: Ensure transactions go through without a hitch by clarifying the terms and conditions for the sale of company assets. Discover tricks for incorporating greater rights and flexibility during drafting.
- Joint Development Agreements: Know how to clearly define the scope of new IP under development, the parties' rights to the IP, and the confidentiality of existing IP.
- Licensing of Intellectual Property: Learn the proper way to license copyrights, trademarks, and patents while maximizing their value and protecting ownership rights.
- Purchase, Supply, and Distribution Agreements: Protect business relationships and prevent disputes with carefully crafted contracts that cover all the bases.
Signed, sealed, delivered
Learn the laws and techniques you need to create concrete contracts for your clients at Complex Commercial Contracts: The Legal Principles You Need to Know for Effective Drafting.