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Party Raising “First Sale” Defense to Copyright Infringement Bears Initial Burden of Proof
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Addressing the appropriate allocation of the burden of proof related to the “first sale” defense to copyright infringement, the U.S. Court of Appeals

Even in The Cloud - Keep an Eye on Software Licensing
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2016

There are many good reasons that businesses often cite in seeking to transition their IT operations to a vendor-delivered Cloud environment. It's

Treat Audit Demands Like A Litigation Hold Letter
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2015

Software publishers are regularly auditing customers to ensure compliance with license agreements, and may initiate audits directly, or through

Open Source Software: Usually Cash-free, but with Strings Attached
  • FisherBroyles
  • USA
  • December 18 2015

While everyone knows of the need to comply with contractual terms in software licenses (and elsewhere), the salient point in this context, is that

Arguments Against ILMT - What Does and Doesn’t Work?
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2015

Each of the major software publishers has one or two tricks up its sleeve - tricks that often are missed by licensees - affecting how its server

Can you hack your own car? The view from the US
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2015

The logical answer would seem to be 'no' - but recent reforms in the US have altered the landscape Today's cars contain a complex array of computers

Black Friday for software copyright infringement settlements
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2015

As the year comes to a close, many software publishers and trade associations with calendar year accounting are resolving as many outstanding software

Medical device classes included in newly-released DMCA exemptions
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2015

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) makes it illegal to circumvent technological measures used to prevent unauthorized access to copyrighted

It’s a green light for good-faith car and medical device hacking - U.S. Copyright Office grants exemptions to security researchers
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2015

Last week, the U.S. Copyright Office granted exemptions to security researchers to allow them to search for potential flaws in car computer systems

Benefits of negotiating a source code escrow agreement in a software vendor contract
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2015

Many businesses have software licenses that are tailored to the business' needs, and are for business operations on a day-to-day basis. But what