SaaS Contracts Law Blog

New FTC “Click to Cancel” Rule Would Apply to SaaS Subscriptions

A new FTC “Click to Cancel” Rule would amend the FTC’s existing Negative Option Rule to specifically apply to subscriptions and memberships.  A copy of the FTC notice of proposal is linked here.  If enacted, SaaS companies with a consumer-facing customer base are likely to find themselves subject to more FTC scrutiny on the issue of […]

FTC Complaint Alleges Annual Paid Subscription Contract Violates Federal Law

If your SaaS company is relying on an annual paid monthly subscription model with its consumers, the FTC has put you on notice that it believes such plans violate federal law. The FTC has just filed a complaint against Adobe over its “Annual Paid Monthly” subscription contract.   A copy of the FTC complaint is attached […]

The Prinz Law Office Launches New Subscription Plan

The Prinz Law Office is pleased to announce the launch of a new subscription plan, which is intended to simplify the process of working with a lawyer for companies as well as individuals.  The firm’s subscription plans have been been designed to uniquely enable clients to hire and communicate with counsel without the fear or […]

Insurance Industry Guidance to Consider When Negotiating a SaaS Indemnification Clause

As a software attorney advising SaaS companies in contract negotiations, I am frequently asked for advice on negotiating indemnification clauses. While clients all have different risk tolerances when it comes to the issue of indemnification, it is always challenging to advise parties on either side of the negotiating table, as it is difficult to provide […]

Why “SaaS Agreements” are not “SaaS Licenses”

  Have you ever heard the term “SaaS license” or “SaaS Licensing” being used among lawyers and businesspeople? There is a misconception that there is such a concept as a “SaaS license.”  However, in fact, two principles are actually being confused: the “software license” and the “SaaS agreement.”  Why does this matter?  Well, if you […]

Arbitration vs. Litigation: Which is Better for a SaaS Contract?

I was recently asked by a client whether arbitration or litigation in a contract was better. The issue had been raised by an attorney on the other side of the contract, who had not only tried to persuade my client to revise the specific clause in that case, but had also provided my client the […]

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