Software & Hardware Contracts

Butzel Longs team of technology attorneys have a broad range of experience with software and hardware agreements and related Requests for Proposals (RFPs). Our attorneys negotiate contracts at all levels of complexity, including cutting-edge technology.

Butzel Long's Technology Practice delivers unprecedented efficiency due to our years of experience in developing and negotiating technology agreements. We also provide inhouse training to purchasing and contract administration personnel of our clients to facilitate uniform approaches to RFPs, licensing, equipment, and technical service agreements, and Statements of Work.

  • Represented several companies in Business Software Alliance audits regarding claims of unlicensed or improperly licensed software use. (See Damian matter)
  • Represent corporate purchasers of software and technology in performance disputes with vendors.
  • Serves as outside general counsel to two Northern Virginia high technology companies
  • Negotiated technology transactions with many providers of technology products and services including Sun, Microsoft, Oracle and others.
  • Negotiated extensive laboratory information system for major hospital system.