Licensing Agreements, Co-location Agreements and Software Contracts

Assisting Businesses with Complex Licensing, Co-Location and Software Agreements

The lawyers at Kolesar & Leatham have a wealth of experience assisting businesses with a diverse range of complex licensing and business contracts. In particular, we provide targeted advice and legal counsel in connection with licensing agreements, co-location agreements and software contracts. Our attorneys work with business of all sizes and at all stages of development, including software development companies, Internet companies, IT companies and other high tech businesses at the local, national and global levels to address issues arising in connection with licensing matters and technology transactions. We draw upon our in-depth understanding of these business transactions to help companies acquire, safeguard, and sell technology products and services.

Our Corporations and Business Entities practice group regularly assists clients in structuring, negotiating and implementing critical business transactions. We work with companies to develop licensing agreements that promote and protect our clients’ business interests and technology rights and assets. Our practice includes counseling clients on many different forms of licensing agreements, including:

  • End User Licenses
  • Source Code Licenses
  • Object Code Licenses
  • Software Site Licenses
  • Open Source License
  • Right to Use Licenses

Our attorneys also counsel clients in connection with sophisticated co-location agreements. We have experience preparing and negotiating these agreements on behalf of both the hosting company and the customer. Additionally, our firm drafts and negotiates a full range of software contracts including software development agreements, software escrow agreements, beta agreements, strategic partnerships and distributor agreements.


A Collaborative Approach

Kolesar & Leatham is committed to providing clients with the information they need to achieve their business objectives. When necessary, we collaborate with attorneys in other practice areas throughout the firm, including practitioners in our intellectual property, finance and litigation practices. This multi-disciplinary approach ensures that clients have immediate access to a skilled team of attorneys with the knowledge and resources necessary to effectively address all of their legal issues.