Why General Counsel should care about Software Asset Management

November 2012
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General Counsel are often not involved in the initial negotiation of software license agreements, which can be a missed opportunity. Software license agreements can be complex and may include specific technical language which may not be clearly defined nor well understood outside of the IT world.

General Counsel have an opportunity to add value to the organization by being involved in the management of software throughout the lifecycle, beginning with the review and negotiations in executing a software license agreement.