Scott & Scott, LLP Partner to Speak at 22nd Annual Caucus IT Procurement Summit

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Robert J. Scott, Managing Partner of intellectual property and technology law firm Scott & Scott, LLP, will present “Negotiating Enterprise Agreements with Microsoft” at the upcoming Caucus IT Procurement Summit in New Orleans, LA on November 7th.

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Robert J. Scott, Managing Partner, Scott & Scott, LLP

As Microsoft and other major vendors emphasize their cloud offerings, the legal issues in enterprise agreements have shifted dramatically.

“Negotiating Enterprise Agreements with Microsoft” will be presented November 7th by Robert J. Scott, Managing Partner, Scott & Scott, LLP, at the CAUCUS IT Procurement Summit 2017.

As Microsoft and other major vendors emphasize their cloud offerings, the legal issues in enterprise agreements have shifted dramatically. The key issues in modern enterprise agreements are driven by privacy, security and regulatory compliance. Robert J. Scott will discuss traditional and newly developed Microsoft licensing models, principal concerns about current licensing models, types of license agreements, and primary causes of exposure in enterprise-level Microsoft software audits. Robert will explain how he helps clients define their requirements up front, builds term sheets for negotiation, and how he approaches negotiating the key issues in Enterprise deals with Microsoft’s legal and business teams.

  • Learn about Microsoft Licensing Models
  • See Different Agreement Types
  • Get Key Legal Issues
  • Understand Regulatory Compliance

The IT Procurement Summit (ITPS) brings together IT procurement professionals from around the globe to collaborate on the latest industry trends and learn how to Do Better Deals® Featuring powerful presentations from some of the best and brightest minds in the IT procurement profession today. Attendees will walk away with keen insights on:

  • Best practices for moving to the cloud
  • Industry standards around data privacy and security
  • Tips and tactics for negotiating better technology agreements
  • How to more effectively manage vendor relationships

About Robert J. Scott
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 250 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.

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About Us: Scott & Scott, LLP is an intellectual property and technology law firm dedicated to helping senior executives assess and reduce the legal, financial, and regulatory risks associated with information technology issues. An innovative approach to legal services, Scott & Scott believes that collaboration between legal and technology professionals is necessary to solve and defend against the complex problems our clients face, including privacy and network security, IT transactions.

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