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VMware Audits: What You Need to Know About Licensing Rules, Part I
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2017

It is not unusual for companies to use virtualization Technologies to reduce costs, ensure redundancy, and reduce physical size of the network. Some


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


Navigating Microsoft License Verification Audits
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2017

Microsoft, like other software publishers, routinely audits customers to help ensure that it is protecting the value of its intellectual property


Is Flexera’s Initiative with Microsoft a Silver Bullet for Software Audits?
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

Microsoft and Flexera recently announced a joint initiative that the two companies have touted as a way to transform “the software supply chain”


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


Negotiating Technology Contracts: On-premise vs. Cloud and Hosted Software
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

More and more businesses are considering accessing hosted software rather than purchasing on-premise software. They are also placing data in


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


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


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