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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


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


BSA Software Audit Updates: Membership Changes and Impact on Audits
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2017

BSA The Software Alliance (the “BSA”) is an organization that acts on behalf of software publishers to enforce copyrights. The membership of the


Intellectual Property Liability Considerations for M&A Transactions
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

Mergers and acquisitions typically require extensive financial and legal disclosures, due diligence, and complex contract language to protect buyers