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Copyright Infringement Defense: Know When to Consult an Expert
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2017

Even though software audits are commonplace in many businesses, recipients of audit notices make many mistakes when it comes to audit responses


Top Three Ways to Sabotage Your Licensing Compliance Under SPLA
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2017

Microsoft’s Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA) is the principal licensing agreement for companies that want to use Microsoft products to


Licensing Oracle Software in a Third Party’s Cloud
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

Many companies would like to know whether and to what extent their existing Oracle software product licenses entitle them to use that software in a


Prevent Autodesk Business Disputes from Turning into an Audit
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

Autodesk sometimes reaches out to its customers to offer additional services, products, or upgrades on existing software. Autodesk’s business team


BSA Software Audit Updates: Membership Changes and Impact on Audits
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2017

BSA The Software Alliance (the “BSA”) is an organization that acts on behalf of software publishers to enforce copyrights. The membership of the


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