[foundation-board] Revised teaming agreement with TenForce for EC Open Data Portal bid
Jordan S Hatcher
jordan at opencontentlawyer.com
Sun Sep 18 09:15:54 UTC 2011
On 17 Sep 2011, at 19:22, Rufus Pollock wrote:
> I'm +1. Jordan is likely either still in Warsaw or en route back to the UK …
In Warsaw but about to leave… lots to update on.
> On 16 September 2011 22:23, Jason Kitcat <jason.kitcat at okfn.org> wrote:
>> Dear board
>> Further to my previous emails, I have taken Jordan's advice and negotiated with TenForce to develop a revised agreement which TenForce urgently request our signature on.
>> What has changed?
>> * Removal of "joint and several" liability from clauses. Clarification on meaning of clauses where that had been placed to limit their meaning dramatically;
>> * Removal of section on intellectual property (which transferred rights to the EC);
>> * Restriction on recruiting each other's staff now reduce to 6 months;
>> * Use of the words "best effort" have been switched for "reasonable effort" in a few places;
>> * Any litigation must now be in English.
>> Please let me know your views as soon as possible.
>> PS Jordan some of the bits you commented on were from an old version in tracked changes that show up in OpenOffice but not Word (e.g. clause 4.4 you queried)
Not to be a format fundamentalist but I can't work with DOCX for doing editing (Read Only).
I am now +1.
>> [see attached file: Teaming Agreement TENFORCE - OKFN v02.docx]
>> Jason Kitcat
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