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Marcus has established one of the country’s leading practices devoted to drafting and negotiating Enterprise Software related licenses, implementation and SaaS agreements, as well as litigating failed software implementations in courts and before arbitration panels across the country. He is one of the foremost attorneys in the country representing government entities, distributors and manufacturers in recovering damages arising out of failed Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software implementations.

Taft Chicago partner Marcus Harris will be a featured speaker for Pemeco Consulting’s webinar, “SaaS Contract Negotiations: A Winning Playbook,” on April 27. The webinar will provide insights on the typical negotiation cycle, key contract terms, how to build a strong bargaining position, and how to master negotiation strategies. 

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Section 365(n) of the United States Bankruptcy Code (11 U.S.C. Title 11) protects the rights of intellectual property (IP) non-debtor licensees.  Section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code allows a debtor –in-possession, or a trustee (e.g., a software vendor) to: (a) assume, (b) assign, or (c) reject certain executory contracts – which would typically include software

Join Taft partner Marcus Harris and associate Nick Brankle for a complimentary webinar on April 20, 2023, at 12:30 PM EST / 11:30 AM CST. Harris and Brankle will provide tips to avoid a digital transformation relationship trainwreck. This includes how to manage risk, spot vendor red flags, avoid litigation, and negotiate software contracts. 

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ERP software continues evolving, and digital transformation remains as relevant as ever for modern commercial enterprises. Keeping up-to-date is essential for your business. Post-COVID, there have been non-stop developments in ERP software trends, pushing IT leaders to reprioritize constantly. Here is a breakdown of the latest ERP trends we expect to see in 2023:

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From modernizing business processes, accelerating workflows, and increased profitability, there are plenty of upsides to an ERP software implementation or full scale digital transformation. However, there are many things that can go wrong during and after the implementation process that can result in an implementation train wreck. In the cases we litigate on behalf of

Oversold and misrepresented software, missed deadlines, inexperienced consultants, and budget overruns are all common occurrences in a digital transformation. The reality is that as a customer, the odds of a successful ERP implementation, or digital transformation, are stacked against you.

When clients come to us in the midst of an ERP or digital transformation train