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Resolution of liability in BSA settlement agreements

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2012

The Business Software Alliance hunts down and audits companies when it receives information that those companies may have software products that are not properly licensed

Costly software audit mistakes

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2012

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) are organizations that represent software publishers seeking to enforce the copyrights in the products they publish

Making SIIA settlements affordable with payment terms

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2012

Legal fees and expenses can quickly add up defending against a Software & Information Industry Association (“SIIA”) audit and potential software copyright infringement claims

Autodesk audits: how to effectively scan your network and prepare accurate results

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 22 2012

Conducting a self-audit while facing potential copyright infringement claims from Autodesk or any other software publisher often is complicated and time-consuming

Kaspersky parts ways with BSA for supporting SOPA

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2011

Kaspersky Lab, a past member of the Business Software Alliance (“BSA”), which enforces copyrights on behalf of software publishers, announced recently that it has disassociated itself from the BSA in opposition of the BSA’s support for the controversial “Stop Online Piracy Act” (“SOPA”

BSA advocates revisions to SOPA

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2011

The Business Software Alliance ("BSA"), an organization that represents software publishers in efforts to combat software piracy and copyright infringement, voiced concerns in a November 21 blog entry regarding the current Stop Online Piracy Act ("SOPA") pending before a House of Representatives committee

Las Vegas Review-Journal concedes fair use in copyright infringement suit

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2011

On November 19, the Las Vegas Review-Journal conceded to a court in a pending case that using a short excerpt of a news article online did not constitute copyright infringement

SOPA moves to House Committee with modifications

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2011

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will consider the Stop Online Piracy Act ("SOPA") on November 16, a bill designed to complement the proposed PROTECT IP Act in the Senate in efforts to fight online piracy and copyright infringement

Court rules Righthaven lacks standing to sue for copyright infringement

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 8 2011

On November 4, 2011, the U.S. District Court for Nevada ruled against well-known copyright "troll" Righthaven, LLC in a lawsuit Righthaven filed against NewsBlaze LLC

Second Circuit hears oral arguments in appeal of trial court’s YouTube decision

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2011

On October 18, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit heard oral arguments in an appeal filed by Viacom, which is seeking to overturn a lower court’s ruling that Google-owned YouTube did not commit copyright infringement in making copyrighted works available via the popular media-sharing website