How to Survive a Nasty Software Vendor Audit

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Kristin Burnham, CIO.com, 04/30/2018 When software vendor auditors push too far, enterprise technology leaders must be prepared to push back. In an extreme case, the food company Mars (best known for Snickers and M&M’s candies) filed a 

Scott & Scott, LLP Voted Technology Law Firm of the Year USA

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SOUTHLAKE, TEXAS (PRWEB) JUNE 06, 2017 Scott & Scott, LLP, a boutique technology law-firm in Southlake, Texas has been named Technology Law Firm of the Year by Finance Monthly two years in a row. The Finance Monthly Law Awards 2017 recognizes law firms and legal profess......

Perpetual Licenses and Other Alternative Facts

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Steve Russman, IBSMA, 2/1/2017 Julie Machal-Fulks, a technology attorney with Texas firm Scott & Scott, has handled hundreds of software audits and manages the firm’s Oracle practice. She helps her clients with everything from negotiating new license agreements, under......

Spotlight on ITAM Review Conference 2016 Speakers

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The ITAM Review, May 17, 2016 We’re pleased to announce the details of some of our confirmed conference speakers at our upcoming US conference in Florida on 19th & 20th September and UK conference in London on 4th & 5th O......

BSA PAYS DISGRUNTLED EMPLOYEES TO RAT ON ‘PIRATING’ BOSSES

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Ernesto, Torrent Freak, 5/28/16 The Business Software Alliance, a trade group representing Adobe, Apple and Microsoft, is known to offer cash payments to people who help them find companies that run unlicensed software. Today we speak with an attorney who has represented ......

Shadow IT: When Employees Become Bounty Hunters

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Michael O'Dwyer, ipswitch, 4/11/16 Human error is responsible for more than half of all security breaches as of last year, making employees the biggest cyber threat of all. Shadow IT, on the other hand, is the deliberate installation of software that is not authorized by IT....

Law firm warns of Oracle’s licensing ‘traps’

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Katherine Noyes, ComputerWorld, 10/13/15 Oracle's aggressive licensing practices have gained it considerable notoriety over the years, and on Tuesday, a Texas law firm specializing in technology issued a warning urging enterprises to beware....

How To Survive A Software Licensing Audit

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Lisa Morgan, InformationWeek, 1/1/16 Enterprise IT organizations face software audits as a matter of doing business with large technology vendors. What's the best approach to dealing with them? Here's a look at what you should and shouldn't do when you get that software lic......

Software Licensing Audits: Is Your Company Prepared?

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Lisa Morgan, InformationWeek, 12/31/15 Software licensing audits can cause minor annoyance or excruciating pain, depending on their scope and how ready your enterprise is for the disruption and expense. We take a look at trends in software licensing audits and the ways they......

Stephen Pinson Joins Scott & Scott, LLP

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Scott & Scott, LLP announces the addition of Stephen Pinson as Associate Attorney. Stephen Pinson is a graduate of Hofstra Law School and a member of the New York and Texas Bar. Prior to joining the firm, Stephen practiced in high-stakes securities litigation, regulatio......