The National Security Agency has not obtained direct access to the systems of Apple, Google, Facebook, and other major Internet companies, CNET has learned. That former official’s account – that the process was created by Congress six years ago and includes judicial oversight – was independently confirmed by another person with direct knowledge of how this data collection happens at multiple companies. You can’t have Geek Expo 5.0 without an opening speech from a famous tech geek, whose pronouncements on the future of our society are followed like those of a religious prophet. Some companies are moving to 5-year vesting, and others are back-loading the vesting, so that employees get a smaller percentage of shares in their first 2-3 years, and then receive a large lump sum in year 4/5 (up to 50%). With so little formal capital, many Internet companies have high ROIC figures as soon as they become profitable.
However, almost without exception, PO terms suffer from two defects from a tech seller’s perspective: (1) they are generally geared to the purchase of goods and services, and not technology licensing; and (2) they contain terms which are very, very onerous for the seller.
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While it makes sense to have one key lawyer with whom you coordinate most of your legal activities (be it your primary corporate lawyer or an outside general counsel), you’ll get more bang for your buck on specific matters if your lawyer can provide strategic advice that reflects their experience of seeing how similar matters have panned out for other companies.