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Software Development

Critical Issues for Software Developer Contracts

JD Peters, Attorney, Investor, Entrepreneur


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Designed For:

Any company or person that is hiring a third-party software developer to build software for the company



The purpose of this screen is to help ensure that: 1.) You own the code and software. 2.) You have the necessary rights and protections to your code. 3.)You don't unknowingly subject your code to copy-left open source.


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This Screen was validated against 10 different Software Development Agreements and produced an average accuracy of 99%. Disclaimer: This screen should be used with a lawyer, not in replacement of a lawyer. Neither Screens nor any screen author is or will provide you with legal advice. Whether or not your agreement is right for you or your entity is a complex legal question that only your lawyer can answer. AI accuracy rates vary based on several factors so always double-check all AI predictions.


JD Peters

JD Peters

JD represents entrepreneurs and high-growth companies at all stages of their growth cycle from formation to exit. JD counsels clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters including corporate structuring and governance, capital raising, employee equity, IP ownership and licensing, commercial agreements, and mergers and acquisitions. JD takes pride in making complex legal issues accessible to clients and helping entrepreneurs build world changing companies.