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Intellectual Property Liability Considerations for M&A Transactions
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

Mergers and acquisitions typically require extensive financial and legal disclosures, due diligence, and complex contract language to protect buyers


Oracle Licensing: Hard Partitioning and Disaster Recovery
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

When licensing Oracle products, many businesses fail to understand the licensing requirements for virtual Technologies and disaster recovery. These


Oracle Audit Risks
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2017

Oracle maintains what I consider to be the most aggressive audit program of any major software publisher. Its licensing rules can be extremely


Settlement Structuring for IBM Audits
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2017

Software-compliance audits initiated by IBM can be extremely burdensome and time-consuming and can force companies to face challenges that are


The Art of Negotiating a Software Audit
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2017

Almost every business today operates with the support of digital tools. One recent survey put the number of companies investing in digital


Responding to the Dreaded Software Audit
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2017

Modern financial history is chock full of embarrassing audit scandals, which caused executives and corporate brand names severe damage from


Avoid Overpaying for Software Settlements
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2017

Most software audits initiated by the software publisher or a third party entity authorized to pursue copyright infringement claims on behalf of the


To SAM or Not to SAM? The Differences Between a Microsoft SAM Engagement and an Audit
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

In recent years, Microsoft seems to have been shifting an increasing volume of its license-compliance resources toward what it calls Software Asset


Be Cautious in Navigating Microsoft’s Forest of EA Documents
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2017

Companies with experience licensing Microsoft software and services through Enterprise Agreements know that small forests could be felled to produce


Key Provisions in Software Settlement Agreements
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2016

The end of the year is a busy time for software publishers and entities like the BSA The Software Alliance (“BSA”) and the Software & Industry