Jason M. Caskey

(402) 231-8984
Of Counsel
(402) 346-1148 Fax

Mr. Caskey, who returned to Kutak Rock after serving as in-house counsel to a global internet company, is of counsel in the firm's Technology and Intellectual Property practice group. His practice focuses on intellectual property protection, technology law, commercial transactions, copyrights, IP development and related transactions. His clients range from Fortune 100 companies to start ups; local professional services companies to rock bands and performance venues. With experience as in-house counsel and as a litigator, Mr. Caskey keeps a pragmatic and practical focus on assisting his clients to close deals while minimizing applicable legal, business and economic risks.

Representative transactions include:

  • Complex software and systems integration, including the development and implementation of new technologies, on both revenue and procurement sides of the table.
  • Software license agreements and related maintenance, support and implementation services agreements for infrastructure in various industries.
  • Supply agreements with bleeding-edge technology companies for the development of new hardware technologies.
  • Negotiation of license agreements related to hardware integration for media platforms for international media company.
  • Merger and acquisition transactions, including diligence review related to intellectual property matters.
  • Development and marketing agreements related to retail organizations, social media implementation, and management of reviewers/bloggers/independent-content-producers.
  • Implementation of outsourced telephony and related professional services.
  • Analysis of requests for proposals/information from corporate and government purchasers for hardware, software, systems integration and various technology and professional services.
  • Open-source software analysis regarding implementation of software and hardware for international technology manufacturing developer.
  • Corporate formation for startups, including technology developers, professional services, trades and not-for-profit organizations.
  • Negotiation of publishing and licensing agreements related to musical performances and recordings.
  • Response to claims and lawsuits related to alleged infringement of proprietary rights (e.g., copyright infringement).
  • Negotiation of royalty agreements related to streaming content.
  • Negotiation of outsourced professional services and workforce management on behalf of providers and recipients of services.
  • Forms development for purchase and sale of technology, services, media and content.

Mr. Caskey also has significant experience with these other forms of matters, relationships and agreements:

  • API agreements
  • SDK licenses
  • Revenue agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Strategic relationships
  • Reseller agreements
  • OEM agreements
  • Trademark analysis, registration and licensing
  • Online advertising
  • Mobile application development
  • SaaS Agreements
  • Better Business Bureau complaints
  • Payment disputes