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OESA 2022 | Breaking the Code: Software Ts and Cs

Friday, March 11 2022 at 8:30am - 10:30am

Special Terms and Conditions (Ts and Cs) for software and related items are becoming more commonplace for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers. Several OEMs have already added software-specific language to their general Ts and Cs. Notably, how suppliers should approach software issues differs greatly from how they approach goods and services in a contract.

Butzel attorneys Jennifer Dukarski and Mitchell Zajac will discuss these matters and more during the 2022 Original Equipment Suppliers Association’s (OESA) “Breaking the Code: Software Ts and Cs,” virtual program from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 11, 2022. The program is designed for supplier professionals in sales, purchasing, engineering and legal functional roles. Registration fees vary for OESA members and non-members. To register online, visit www.oesa.org/events.

Program participants will gain added insight on the five major OEM Software Ts and Cs issues including:

An interactive Q&A session with Dukarski and Zajac will follow the presentation facilitated by Ginger Juncker, vice president, programming, OESA.

Jennifer Dukarski
Jennifer Dukarski is the leader of Butzel’s Connected Car and Autonomous Vehicle Specialty team. She focuses her practice at the intersection of technology and communications with an emphasis on emerging and disruptive issues: digital media and content, cybersecurity and privacy, infotainment and shared mobility, and connected and autonomous cars.

Mitchell Zajac
Mitchell Zajac is a member of Butzel’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. His practice also includes a focus on automotive, intellectual property, regulatory and emissions compliance, and sports law. He is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

About the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA)
The mission of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association is to champion the business interests of automotive original equipment (OE) suppliers.

About Butzel
Butzel is one of the leading law firms in Michigan and the United States. It was founded in Detroit in 1854 and has provided trusted client service for more than
160 years. Butzel’s full-service law offices are located in Detroit, Troy, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich.; New York, NY; and, Washington, D.C., as well as an alliance office in Beijing. It is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Learn more by visiting www.butzel.com or follow Butzel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/butzel_long