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Sweat the small stuff when licensing Oracle software

  • Scott & Scott LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 7 2014

Enterprise-level software solutions often entail complex licensing challenges. Many of the thorniest questions often center on how to license

Don’t wait for a settlement demand to hire an attorney for copyright infringement

  • Scott & Scott LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2014

Software publishers have increasingly identified software audits as potential revenue-generating exercises, which has led to a rise in the number of

Software audit risks what are the chances your company will be next?

  • Scott & Scott LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2014

There is a set of related questions our software-audit clients frequently ask us that boil down to variations on one or more of the following: Why am

Know the publisher’s audit rights: notice

  • Scott & Scott LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2014

When companies receive an audit notice, many are surprised when they realize that the notice is so short. Companies want to know if they are

Software licenses: when termination is too severe

  • Scott & Scott LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2014

As software license customers, we're all familiar with license fees, maintenance fees, support fees, and access fees. If a licensee doesn't pay, then

BSASIIA audits and software publisher-initiated audits differ in important ways

  • Scott & Scott LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2014

While the over-arching concept underlying a software audit initiated by a publisher like Microsoft or IBM is the same as that in an audit initiated

Management’s ignorance is not a defense to copyright infringement claims

  • Scott & Scott LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

Software publishers, acting alone, or through a proxy such as the Business Software Alliance ("BSA") or Software & Information Industry Association

Changes for Microsoft fail-over and disaster recovery rights

  • Scott & Scott LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

With the April 2014 versions of the Product Use Rights (PUR) (for volume licensees) and the Services Provider Use Rights (SPUR) (for services

What I learned in the last 10 years defending BSA - The Software Alliance audits

  • Scott & Scott LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2014

I am an intellectual property attorney in Southlake, Texas who has handled more than 230 Business Software Alliance audit matters for small to

Responding to an audit from the BSA-The Software Alliance

  • Scott & Scott LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2014

If your company has received a letter from the BSA The Software Alliance requesting a software audit, you are probably wondering whether you should