There is a new Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals opinion that is likely to have a significant impact on SaaS providers. In Digitech Computers, Inc. v. Trans-Care, Inc. (link here), the 7th Circuit focuses on a SaaS agreement for Digitech to provide certain management software licensing components for Trans-Care (an ambulance and medical transportation service). The Court ultimately upheld a breach of contract claim in favor of Digitech, significantly reduced Digitech’s damages award, and...Read More »
Brian Hewitt received the nod as one of the Top 50 Super Lawyers in the state. This is, of course, a recurring honor for Brian, who has been a Super Lawyer for the past several years. Brian's practice focus is on business and probate litigation and mediation.
The voters...Read More »
Trust me, I am all into the Six Sigma approach of throwing a couple of innovators together, rolling out a v1 product as quickly as possible, and slowly scaling the company from hobby phase to a successful...Read More »
I meet many entrepreneurs who have served as VPs or middle managers before embarking on their entrepreneurial...Read More »
Here at Alerding Castor Hewitt, LLP, one thing that we are called upon to do as business law, SaaS law, and technology counsel for our clients is collect on a judgment. I have previously posted on other topics in the collections world, which you can find here and here. Today’s topic is in answer to the question we sometimes get: how long is my judgment good for?
A decision today by the Indiana Court of Appeals in the estate case of In the Matter of the Unsupervised Estate of Dwight M. Wilson...Read More »
Check it out: TechPoint Innovation Summit
Also check out the sponsors page. I counted today, and nine Alerding Castor Hewitt clients are sponsors of the Summit. That is awesome.
This year’s panel members represent private equity investors, angel investor groups, successful entrepreneurs and grant funding organizations which look for funding and investment opportunities in Indiana...Read More »
Firm founder and partner, David Castor, is slated to host a
Compendium Webinar entitled "The Legal Landscape of Corporate
Blogging." The webinar takes place on November 3rd from
Dave plans to address the do's and don'ts of online marketing, how to protect your intellectual capital and protect your company's bottom line. Participants were asked to submit questions for Dave prior to the webinar.
The firm has a strong SaaS law practice, SaaS litigation practice as well as...
In the spirit of entertaining legal stories like the one below that Chris recently shared with our Alerding Castor Hewitt, LLP audience, I thought I would share a story I ran across yesterday about a trademark dispute. Also, because Chris is a connoisseur of fine comfort food, I’m sure that he will enjoy it.
A restaurant in Bellevue, Washington, John Howie Steak, has come up with a caloric-intensive burger that starts with grilling a 12-ounce ground chuck patty and then tops it with Kurobuta...
Your friendly Indianapolis litigation associate at Alerding Castor Hewitt LLP here with another blog post. About a month ago, in an aspirational piece, I piggybacked off of a post by Michael P. Alerding at Alerding & Co. on the importance of words and how they should mean something. You can read my prior post here and the one by ACH’s Dave Castor re-posting Mr. Alderding’s original post here.
Today’s post is to tell you about a recent victory that one of our SaaS law clients achieved in a...Read More »
As a law firm that utilizes blogging to reach our current and potential clients, the Alerding Castor Hewitt, LLP website was featured as an example within these pages....Read More »
Bad people who are smart ask bad questions
Good people who are not smart ask bad questions
It’s not often that we at Alerding Castor Hewitt, LLP run into issues regarding the payment of commissions for our business law, SaaS law, and Indiana technology clients. When the subject does arise, however, it usually occurs when an employee separates from employment and makes a wage claim for unpaid commissions. The debate about whether the commissions are wages centers on whether the employee was entitled to the commission at the time of sale OR when the client pays for the product,...Read More »
Your friendly Indianapolis attorney and Partner In Success at Alerding Castor Hewitt, LLP here with another post, this time for both business entities and lawyers who find themselves in the trenches of business law, SaaS law, internet laws, and privacy litigation and probate litigation. Partner and fellow blogger Dave Castor sort of beat me to the bunch by pointing out a great blog post by Michael P. Alerding (ACH’s Mike Alerding’s father) at Alerding & Co., LLC, which Dave re-posted below. I...Read More »
By: Michael P. Alerding, CPA
Every time I get a contract to sign, I find it almost impossible to spend the time reading the fine print and trying to understand all of the future implications of the agreement. As my son,...
Frosty: Navin, you have taken in fifteen dollars and given away fifty cents worth of crap, which gives us a net profit of fourteen dollars and fifty cents.
Navin R. Johnson: Ah... It's a profit deal. Takes the...
Your friendly Indianapolis attorney at Alerding Castor Hewitt LLP here with an issue for those of you who, from time to time, might find yourselves embroiled in collections litigation over business law, SaaS law, or technology law matters. How often have you seen a debtor issue a check for payment and include on the memo line words to the effect of “as full satisfaction of claim,” “final payment in full of debt,” or some similar words despite the fact that the debtor owes you more than the...Read More »
Satisfied with Life
Being a morning person, of course I loved this! Most days I am the first in the office. I love getting...Read More »