Review An exceptionally helpful and concise book that should be on the desk of every lawyer who drafts licenses and contracts or wants to learn how to do so.. -- Ian Ballon, author and Executive Director of Stanford University Law School's Center for E-Commerce For technology licensing practitioners and students alike, Tollen's Tech Contracts Handbook offers a comprehensive mix of plain-language guidance and tech licensing best practices. Balancing instructional writing with academic-quality insights is a challenge. Tollen performs this balance with an expert hand, born of his experience drafting and negotiating tech agreements in Silicon Valley's virtual trenches. This book belongs on every thoughtful licensing attorney's bookshelf. -- Tom Jevens, Corporate Counsel, Google Inc.; Lecturer, Santa Clara University School of Law Once again David Tollen has done the impossible. [He has] taken one of best treatises on IP contracting and made it even better. David's conversational tone and common sense practical advice allows even a novice to quickly grasp the fundamental principles of IP licensing. The second edition of The Tech Contracts Handbook is a must have for every library. -- H. Ward Classen, author and Legal Counsel, Accenture, LLP Read more About the Author David W. Tollen is an attorney, legal trainer, and author. He's the founder of Sycamore Legal, P.C. in San Francisco, where he represents buyers and sellers in cloud computing and software licensing agreements and in and othertechnology and IP transactions. He also trains both lawyers and businesspeople on drafting and negotiating IT contracts, through TechContracts.com. Mr. Tollen graduated with honors from Harvard Law School and has degrees fromCambridge University in England and U.C. Berkeley. In addition to practicing law in the Silicon Valley, he has served as General Counsel of a publicly traded software company and as Vice President of Business Development for a profitable technology start-up. Read more