Scott & Scott, LLP

1256 Main Street Suite 200
Southlake, TX 76092, United States

Contact: Rob Scott

  • 214.999.0080

BSA/SIIA Audits and Software Publisher-Initiated Audits Differ in Important Ways

Christopher Barnett, Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, shares three important differences between BSA | The Software Alliance and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) audits and ones initiated by software…more
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Unlimited License Agreements for Oracle Products

Julie Machal-Fulks, Scott & Scott, LLP Partner, says companies should carefully review all requirements before deciding whether an Oracle Unlimited License Agreement is the right solution for their environments. While ULA…more
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Be Wary of Requests for Mystery Data

Christopher Barnett, Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, explains why companies audited for their software must take steps to protect themselves against the use of third-party software tools in their network environments. …more
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Data Concerns in Outsourced Applications

Scott & Scott, LLP Partner, Julie Machal-Fulks, says outsourcing technology functions requires a careful review of the terms that there are no confidentiality concerns and that the data will be easily and inexpensively…more
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Retaining and Recovering Software Licenses

When a company is audited and cannot locate the software license, it is difficult to determine what audit rights the publishers have and what use rights the end users have. Julie Machal-Fulks, Scott & Scott6, LLP partner,…more
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Autodesk Settlement Agreements | Beware of Restrictive Superseding License Terms

Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Keli Johnson Swan, says beware language in Autodesk settlement agreements rewriting the existing audit provisions in Autodesk License & Services Agreement…more
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SQL Server Licensing Strategies for SPLA

Licensing Microsoft server products in any environment can be challenging, given the complexity of some of Microsoft’s licensing rules. However, licensing Microsoft products for commercial hosting environments under a Services…more
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Microsoft SPLA Audit Look Back Periods

Christopher Barnett, Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, discusses how far back Microsoft can look in SPLA audits…more
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Autodesk Audits: Managing Independent Contractors

Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Keli Johnson Swan, covers three possible scenarios involving independent contractors that have different licensing implications in Autodesk audits…more
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Microsoft Audit Roadmap

Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Christopher Barnett, reviews the typical path of a Microsoft audit…more
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Software Escrow Provisions in Agreements

Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Brian Von Hatten, suggests an escrow clause be included in software agreements to protect the licensee in the event the licensor becomes insolvent, files bankruptcy, or some other triggering event…more
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Considerations When Upgrading Your Software

Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Brian Von Hattan, suggests not ignoring license terms when considering a software upgrade…more
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Outsourcing Technology Law

Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Brian Von Hatten, shares some important reasons companies outsource technology law related transactions and the importance of utilizing attorneys experienced in that particular legal discipline. …more
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Changes for Microsoft Fail-Over and Disaster Recovery Rights

Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Christopher Barnett, looks at the impact of the significant changes Microsoft has made to several usage rights associated with fail-over or disaster-recovery (DR) installations of its server products…more
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4 Questions In-House Counsel Can Ask to Understand How to Protect Proprietary Information

Julie Machal-Fulks, Managing Partner, Scott & Scott, LLP, suggests that corporate attorneys be involved in data security functions to minimize the risks associated with losses of proprietary data,…more
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  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
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  • Science, Computers, & Tech
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