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Bad advice that can get you sued for software copyright infringement
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

In recent years, many software publishers began using software audits as a means to increase revenue by penalizing customers for perceived compliance


Litigation risks of ignoring software audits
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2015

Software audits are a means for software publishers to enforce and regulate use of their copyrighted software, and publishers regularly outsource


Top three revisions to request in software license audit clauses
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2015

Large companies that invest heavily in software licensing are familiar with the extremely one-sided nature of most software license audit clauses. It


Which is better: Microsoft SPLA or Microsoft Self-Hosted Applications?
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2015

Many businesses that identify a need to acquire "commercial hosting rights" in connection with hosted solutions incorporating Microsoft software have


Microsoft Enterprise Agreements may be a poor choice for many companies
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

Microsoft Enterprise Agreements may represent attractive licensing options for larger companies with dynamic IT environments for which steady growth


Mesmerizing multiples
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

When software publishers determine that a business has installed its software without a license, they typically demand that the business stop using


Campaign for clear licensing turns its sights to IBM and SAP
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2015

Having shone its spotlight on Oracle's notoriously complex licensing policies and often adversarial audit practices, the Campaign for Clear Licensing


Large enterprises need to think outside the box when licensing software
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

Software publishers utilize myriad different license metrics to determine what kind and quantity of particular licenses their customers are required


Copyright infringement implications for commercial restrictions in software licensing
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2015

Copyright infringement relating to software licensing is a complex issue. The Copyright Act allows software publishers to pursue copyright


Understanding software license agreements to avoid BSA or SIIA software audits
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2015

Recent trends indicate that software publishers are increasingly initiating direct software audits instead of outsourcing the auditing process to