Scott & Scott, LLP

License Restrictions

Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Brian Kirkpatrick, shares the importance of understanding restrictions when acquiring or selling software…more

The True Cost of Defending Against Copyright Infringement Litigation

Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Keli Johnson Swan, lists four factors that should be considered when evaluating strategy for resolving any outstanding software copyright infringement claim…more

Microsoft Updates Volume Licensing Use Rights Documents

Christopher Barnett, Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, describes Microsoft's recent updates to its volume licensing use rights. Although the simplification of Microsoft’s licensing documentation is helpful, it certainly does not…more

Why Enterprise Clients Should Choose User-based Software Licensing Metrics

Read why Rob Scott, Managing Partner of technology law firm, Scott & Scott, LLP advises his enterprise clients to move to user-based licensing…more

How to Accept SaaS

Should a SaaS agreement include acceptance terms? Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Brian Kirkpatrick says If there are no acceptance terms in the agreement, a business should be prepared to propose solutions for adding acceptance…more

Bad Advice That Can Get You Sued for Software Copyright Infringement

Although many software users take advice about their audits from software vendors, authorized resellers, or other purported experts, the practice is not always recommended. Unfortunately, often these “certified partners” offer…more

Top Three Early Strategic Steps in Enterprise Software Audits

Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Christopher Barnett, shares steps that all audited companies usually can take – regardless of which publisher is conducting the audit – to help contain the risks and introduce a little predictability…more

Customer Indemnity

Software publishers that try to require an indemnification clause from their customers for use of the publisher’s software are often met with resistance. Providing software generally creates a risk to the customers that buy the…more

Business Continuity Risks for Hosted and Cloud Services

While there may be many other risks in a hosted or cloud relationship, the ones that have the highest impact on business continuity include availability, accessibility, data loss and recovery, escrow, acquisitions and…more

Litigation Risks of Ignoring Software Audits

Failing to respond to software audit requests is risky business. When evaluating the cost-benefit analysis of complying with the audit request, it is important to note that the BSA and SIIA will often pursue not just the…more

Top Three Revisions to Request in Software License Audit Clauses

Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Christopher Barnett, shares the top three changes in audit rights and obligations you want to negotiate in your software license agreements…more

How to Find the Best Lawyer for Your BSA Audit Case

Need help with a Business Software Alliance (BSA) audit matter? Robert J. Scott, Managing Partner of technology law firm, Scott & Scott, LLP, shares five questions to ask prospective counsel…more

Be Mindful of Historical Usage When Licensing Microsoft Products Under SPLA

For many companies, Microsoft's SPLA is a good fit, in that it incorporates a monthly reporting mechanism, rather than an up-front license purchase, and allows hosting providers to float their usage up or down as demand for the…more

Defining Software

How software is defined will affect many of the important clauses in a agreement. Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Brian Kirkpatrick, writes of the importance of defining "Software" when drafting or negotiating software agreements…more

Anatomy of a Traditional License Grant

Bria Kirkpatrick, Scott & Scott, LLP attorney discusses the importance of reviewing each part of a software license grant…more
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1256 Main Street Suite 200
Southlake, TX 76092, United States

Contact: Rob Scott

  • 214.999.0080

Areas of Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
Other U.S. Locations
  • Texas
Number of Attorneys

2-10 Attorneys

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