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Software Agreements

Software is protected by copyright law but that alone is not enough. Companies that create, licence or acquire software need expert advice on how best to protect their most valuable of assets.

Glanvilles’ commercial solicitors have a wide range of experience in drafting and reviewing software licensing agreements, software assignments and development agreements, website hosting agreements and related IT agreements. We can safeguard your intellectual property rights and assist you in commercially exploiting any type of software.

We also offer strong expertise in commercial litigation, so if you find yourself in a dispute over a piece of software, our team can help you find a positive outcome that protects your business interests in a way that matches your priorities.

Using our many years of experience, we can ensure all eventualities are considered so you get an agreement that matches your business’s exact requirements. Having helped clients through many of the issues that can arise when dealing with software agreements, we can make sure all the right provisions are included, keeping the risk of problems to a minimum.

Whether you are a business looking to commercially exploit software you have created or need to licence key software for your business activities, we can make sure you get the right agreement in place for your commercial goals.

Speak to one of our expert software agreements solicitors in Chichester, Fareham or Havant or use our simple enquiry form to ask us a question and get a quick response.

How we can help your business with software agreements

Drafting software agreements

For software companies, it is essential to be able to sell or licence your products in a way that achieves a good return on investment, creates a positive relationship with your customers and protects your business against the potential of intellectual property infringement

Our software agreements solicitors can draft clear, robust commercial agreements that match your specific requirements, allowing you to effectively exploit and protect your assets.

Reviewing software agreements

Before entering into any type of software agreement as a customer, it is essential to have the agreement reviewed by a legal expert. This ensures that the terms match your needs and do not set up the potential for any expensive or frustrating problems later.

Our team can swiftly and expertly review software agreements for you, ensuring no detail is missed and that you can enter into the agreement with confidence.

Software agreement disputes

Should you run into a dispute over a software agreement, it is in everyone’s best interests to find a fast, amicable solution wherever possible. Our commercial litigation solicitors are highly effective at finding positive outcomes for even the most complicated disputes over software agreements. We can give you the best chance of avoiding any harm to your business, usually without the need for expensive and lengthy court proceedings.

Find out more about our commercial litigation services.

Why choose Glanvilles’ software agreements solicitors?

For many years, our team have advised and represented business clients within the IT industry on issues connected to intellectual property and software agreements of all kinds. Your business can benefit from this expertise, allowing you to get the right commercial agreement in place for your business goals as quickly and smoothly as possible.

Our commercial law team benefits from the extensive experience of Partner Lance Terry, who has particular expertise in intellectual property matters within the IT industry. Lance is a member of the Licensing Executives Society and the Society for Computers and Law, reflecting his specialist knowledge in this complex area.

Our approach will always be tailored to your priorities. We will always consult closely with you about what you are looking to achieve and any particular areas of concern, then make sure that the software agreements we help you get in place meet your specific needs.

By taking a commercially-minded approach and using our extensive experience, we can help you to create beneficial relationships with customers or suppliers, adding real world value to your business.

The Glanvilles client service promise

When you use our commercial law services, we promise:

  • Our staff will be friendly, respectful and attentive.
  • Your concerns will be listened to, your questions answered and your options explained in plain English.
  • The cost of dealing with your requirements will be made clear to you from the outset.
  • We will answer your phone calls and emails promptly.
  • We will keep you regularly updated at all times.

Glanvilles LLP is Lexcel accredited by the Law Society in recognition of the high standards of our practice management and client care. We are independently regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

Get in touch with our software agreements solicitors in Hampshire & West Sussex

For expert help with a software agreements or any other area of commercial law, please contact your local Glanvilles office in Chichester, Fareham or Havant or use our simple enquiry form and we will get back to you quickly.