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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

Library of Congress extends DMCA wireless device unlocking provisions
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2015

In compliance with a 2014 law that permits wireless subscribers to unlock their cell phones for use on competing carrier networks, the Library of

Major verdict shows the power of per se theories
  • Ellis & Winters
  • USA
  • October 27 2015

How much is a per se theory under N.C. Gen. Stat. 75-1.1 worth? According to a recent verdict in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District

Attention UGC marketersare your permissions in order?
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2015

Brand companies have come to view user-generated content as often one of the most effective and authentic ways to advertise their products or

Hosting Oracle software carries risks
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2015

The software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution-delivery model is becoming more and more widespread. Developers of all kinds of software solutions -

License restrictions
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

A broad license grant is often limited by license restrictions. These restrictions may include clarifications on the license grants as well as

The true cost of defending against copyright infringement litigation
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

Software publishers and entities like the BSA The Software Alliance and the SIIA regularly audit companies to investigate copyright infringement