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I have been developing software for over 20 years (large scale enterprise security software) -- there is absolutely no way I would ever license software to a Chinese based company -- EVER. The Chinese government does not enforce US based copyright or intellectual property laws. I have seen time...

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Hello - I work as an in-house transactional attorney for a US-based website with 20 million monthly unique visitors around the world, and I've worked on several licensing and ad-rep deals for several countries in Europe, South America, Australia, etc. There are several ways to protect yourself,...

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SaaS is the way everyone seems to be going these days, as it is a huge revenue producer for software vendors. Why make $50 once when you can instead milk someone for $10/month for life? As a holder of multiple desktop licenses for products like Quickbooks, Photoshop, etc I can say that I HATE w...

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I would say travel industry experts first. Based on what you have described, it sounds like you need to figure out what the market segment within the packaged travel/tourism industry that can benefit from your product. Then look at your competition in that market segment and see how they sell the...

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You can find your answer on the Small Business Association website for your state. If you still have questions, visit your local City Hall official and they can assist you.

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Perhaps I am not understanding your phrase or what you're looking for. A simple formula would be 10 years divided by 120 (to get the fee per month). To keep all things equal, this number is now your monthly subscription fee. Feel free to drop me a note if there is something we can clarify. All...

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This is always a question of who wants whom more. I've seen deals where the percentage was in single digits. The thing is, I've seen both deals where a LICENSEE ended up with a single digit percentage and deals where a LICENSOR ended up with a single digit percentage. It all comes down to your a...

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I'm not an expert on German law, so please take everything with a grain of salt. This is never an easy issue because there aren't many persuasive arguments on either side. What usually ends up happening is that the parties defer to a neutral jurisdiction, typically New York law/New York courts ...

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I have been working with HubSpot for almost 5 years. I've consulted with *hundreds* of companies in a very similar position to you. In my experience, the man-hours it takes to manage multiple systems cobbled together far outweigh the dollars a system like HubSpot cost. Further, there are countl...

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The question that pops up for me from your question is, "Why would you trust someone who isn't behaving like a partner?" How common is this situation, where a licensee declines to share buyer contract info with you? I'm guessing very infrequent from your description of "one" licensee behaving th...

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