February 2020
Technology Law Update

Copyright Infringement Defense: Know When to Consult Outside Counsel

Even though software audits are commonplace in many businesses, recipients of audit notices make many mistakes when it comes to audit responses. Because software publishers can often assert claims for copyright infringement if the audit goes badly, it is important to manage the audit effectively from the outset.

What is a Microsoft SPLA Verified Self-Audit?

If you provide commercial hosting services using Microsoft’s Service Provider License Agreement (SPLA), you may become a target of an ever-increasing variety of license audits from Microsoft and its vendors. The latest flavor of a Microsoft SPLA audit is the verified self-assessment or VSA.


5 IP Protections for AI Contracts
Scott & Scott Webinar
March 4, 2020
11:00 - 12:00 Central

Artificial intelligence (“AI”) is reshaping the business of IT from the farms to the trading desks on Wall Street. Like all transformative technologies, AI presents unique challenges not present in IT contracting for traditional software and professional services, poses significant IP risks for vendors and consumers of AI based technologies, and creates significant regulatory compliance issues with event the most simple artificial intelligence projects. Join Robert Scott as he discusses how to protect client intellectual property in AI contracts. 
How Can Scott & Scott, LLP Help You?

We have more than a decade of experience and our legal and technology staff have handled hundreds of software licensing transactions, software audits, technology contracts and IT transactions.To learn more about our services, contact  Robert J. Scott , Managing Partner, at  rjscott@scottandscottllp.com  for more information.