The National Association of Purchasing Management Offers Legal Consideration of Software Licensing Seminar For Supply Managers in St. Petersburg, FL November 13-14, 2000

FOR RELEASE: August 15, 2000

CONTACT: Kristen Kioa
  NAPM Media Relations
  480/752-6276 ext. 3015

(Tempe, AZ) - Supply managers who have a fundamental knowledge of business contracts, purchasing law, and the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) will benefit from the National Association of Purchasing Management's seminar: Legal Consideration of Software Licensing and Other Technology-Related Agreements, November 13 -14, 2000.

This course is designed for experienced purchasing and supply management professionals involved in the purchase or contracting of computer software, hardware, and unique technologies. Attend this seminar if you desire to increase your skills and knowledge of how to analyze and draft various types of technology purchase-related contracts.

In this session, supply managers will learn how to analyze various types of difficult agreements; common terms and conditions used in agreements; techniques in drafting and negotiating effective technology purchase agreements; definition and protection of intellectual property; and current developments in the area of technology purchases and electronic commerce.

Early bird registration (30 days prior to the program start date) for NAPM members is $895, $1,095 for nonmembers. Participants earn 14 continuing education hours.

For registration or more information on this seminar, contact NAPM Customer Service at 800/888-6276, extension 401; or visit NAPM on the Internet at and go to the Professional Development/Education area of the site. For a complete NAPM Seminar catalog (43 pages), call NAPM's Fax on Demand at 800/444-6276 and request document #0264.

The National Association of Purchasing Management is a not-for-profit association that provides national and international leadership in purchasing and supply management research and education. The association exists to educate, develop, and advance the purchasing and supply management profession. NAPM provides members and nonmembers alike with opportunities to expand their professional knowledge and skills. NAPM is comprised of 181 affiliates with more than 46,000 members throughout the United States. Visit the NAPM Web site at