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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


Ninth Circuit rejects Psystar’s appeal from verdict that it infringed Apple’s OS
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2011

On September 28, 2011, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an appeal from Psystar, which had sought to overturn a November 2009 verdict finding the small computer maker liable for infringing Apple’s copyright in the Mac OS X operating system