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IT Law / Outsourcing

​The IT law practice group of FPS offers clients comprehensive legal advice for large, complex outsourcing project, such as data processing centers, client hardware, telephone systems, problem resolution services or databases – from initial development to final implementation. In addition, FPS also advises on the outsourcing of entire business processes, system integration agreements, and cooperations and joint ventures involving the development, protection, distribution or use of IT products or services of any kind.

Specifically, we draft and negotiate RFIs, RFPs, term sheets and indicative offers, we provide support for the preparation of vendor conferences, on-site visits and due diligence reviews, and we draft and negotiate outsourcing agreements, performance specifications, service level agreements and price arrangements. In addition, we provide legal counsel on domain name disputes, project and system integration matters, and hardware and software maintenance, and we draft license and distribution agreements, VAR agreements, ISV agreements, OEM agreements, backbone and network agreements, consulting agreements, Internet agreements of any kind, as well as escrow agreements.

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