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Eight lessons learned representing clients in IBM Audits
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2017

IBM regularly informs customers selected for an IBM license review or software audit that it reviews the license position of all of its customers

Robotic process automation - understanding the legal issues
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 2 2017

Quite simply, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is software which mimics and replaces computer facing work which is or can be done by humans. Think of

Superseding Audit Rights for Software Copyright Infringement: Settlement Agreements Versus Software License Agreements
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2017

Many software copyright infringement claims are resolved informally and often the terms are set forth in a settlement agreement. The critical terms

Are Mandatory Software Inventory Tools on the Horizon?
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2017

Software licensing compliance is a complex task to manage. The metrics for measuring compliance often are a challenge to gather, and those metrics

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

Caps on Liability - How to Avoid it Backfiring
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

Imagine that you're counsel for a software company. You draft a software license agreement's limitation-of-liability clause to limit the liability of

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

100 Million Reasons For Open Source Compliance
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

CoKinetic Systems Corporation filed suit against Panasonic Avionics Corporation, seeking damages in excess of $100 million, in part, for violation of

Counting the cost of unlicensed software
  • Adams & Adams
  • South Africa
  • May 3 2017

IT-Online recently reported that South African companies paid more than R3,64-million for using unlicensed software in 2016, according to data from

Court Upholds Enforceability of Open Source Licenses
  • O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2017

The District Court for the Northern District of California recently issued an opinion that is being hailed as a victory for open source software. In