Software publishers continue to ramp up their license enforcement methods to increase revenues.
Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2015
Robert J. Scott, Managing Partner, Scott & Scott, LLP, an intellectual property and technology law firm, will examine best practices in negotiating software licenses and how to minimize the risk of software audits in a one hour CLE “Software Agreements and Audits” hosted by the Dallas Bar Association Computer Law Section at noon at the Belo Mansion.
Software publishers and their trade associations (BSA | The Software Alliance and the Software & Information Industry Association) continue to ramp up their license enforcement efforts to increase revenues.
Attendees will learn how to minimize the risk of software audits and tips to reduce settlement dollars when dealing with a software audit.
The presentation will cover:
- Importance of selecting releases of liability when negotiating software agreements or support renewals
- Best practices for software asset management
- How to successfully defend software audits
PRESENTER:: Robert J. Scott is the Managing Partner of Scott & Scott, LLP in Southlake, Texas. Robert represents mid-market and large enterprise companies in software license transactions and disputes with major software publishers such as Adobe, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP. He has defended over 225 software audit matters initiated by software piracy trade groups such as the BSA and SIIA. He is counsel to some of the world’s largest corporations on information technology matters including intellectual property licensing, risk management, data privacy, and outsourcing.
About Scott & Scott, LLP
Scott & Scott, LLP (http://www.scottandscottllp.com and http://www.softwareaudit.com) is a leading law and technology services firm representing businesses in matters involving software licensing. Scott & Scott’s legal and technology professionals provide software audit defense and software compliance solutions, all protected by attorney-client and work-product privileges.