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

  • Scott & Scott LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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
  • -
  • 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

Beware IBM acquisitions and product transitions

  • Scott & Scott LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2014

IBM software licensing can be a very complex knot to untie. While IBM does develop new products in house, many of its most popular offerings (Cognos

Software audits: the importance of timely completion of post-settlement obligations

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2014

Software audits initiated by software publishers or representative entities, such as the Business Software Alliance ("BSA") and Software &

Software publishers use internet posts to aid in infringement claims

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2014

Companies should be aware of what they are posting regarding their services on the Internet. Software publishers and audit associations are reviewing

Software audits: proving ownership of software licenses

  • Scott & Scott LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2013

Often the single most arduous and time-consuming task facing companies who are the subject of software audits is collecting entitlement information

Careful recordkeeping key to software compliance

  • Scott & Scott LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2013

Software audits are on the rise and often take the targeted company by surprise. Most audited companies are ill equipped to produce an accurate

Internal software audit priorities where to start?

  • Scott & Scott LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2013

Many business leaders who find themselves on the receiving end of software audits targeting their companies vow to never again be caught with