Jared Richards (twitter [email protected] 801-438-2040) Eric Davis (twitter github blog) Evan Light (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up)
01:21 – Attorney Jared Richards Introduction
Bennett-Tueller Johnson & Deere of Salt Lake City, UT @UTStartupLawyer
03:37 – Things you should have in a contract
Who owns what Work for hire/licensing
10:40 – Prospective Liability and Disclaimers of Liability
13:07 – Risk Management Tools
Warranty and protection against data loss
Limitations on liability
16:25 – Copyright & Patent Infringement
19:57 – Getting paid for your work
Cash up front On-going retainers Escrows Credit card authorization forms Interest penalties Collection costs
29:18 – Acceptance and Rejection Procedures
36:25 – Is a Statement of Work necessary?
40:20 – Subcontracting
42:25 – Client turnaround and response time provisions
43:24 – Purchasing of services/expenses
46:21 – Using client contracts instead of your own
Jurisdiction Indemnificaton Liquidated Damages Provision
52:20 – Conflicts of interest
58:56 – Arbitration, Mediation & Litigation
01:05:05 – Subcontractor Agreements
Insurance Regular reporting
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JARED: I prefer keep away from the attorney jokes. They get told behind my back, I don’t really get to hear them in person.
CHUCK: Hey everybody and welcome to The Ruby Freelancers Show, Episode 49. This week we’re going to be talking to Jared Richards, he’s an attorney, about contracts. Before we get started, let’s introduce the panel. This week on our panel, we have Eric Davis.
CHUCK: Evan Light.
EVAN: I’m back!
CHUCK: I’m Charles Max Wood from devchat.tv. This week we have a special guest, as I said before, Jared Richards.
JARED: Hey everyone!
CHUCK: Jared, you want to introduce yourself really quickly so people can know who you are and how to find you?
JARED: Yeah absolutely. Jared Richards, I’m with the law firm in Salt Lake City, Utah called Bennett-Tueller Johnson and Deere, more casually known as BTJD. We have a large corporate practice and a lot of our group focuses on startups, more specifically technology startups. So we handle wide array of things from IP protection, contracts, venture capital, and sales of businesses. That’s where we spend all our time, and thanks for having me on the show. You can find me on Twitter @UTStartupLawyer.
CHUCK: Yeah. So I met Jared a year or so ago…nah! I think it was longer than that. Anyway —
JARED: Yeah I think it’s been a couple of years, yeah.
CHUCK: Yeah, it was at launch up,