July 2021
Technology Law Update

Burden of Proof in Copyright
´╗┐Infringement Matters
Many users of copyrighted material are surprised to learn that once the copyright owner has demonstrated that it owns a copyright in the work, the burden shifts to the copyright user to demonstrate that it had the right to use the work in the way it was using it. There are two vital steps to proving a consumer is innocent of copyright infringement.

When to Buy vs. Uninstall in Software Audits
Many clients are discouraged to learn that software purchases made after the date of an initial letter have no impact in a software audit matter. Here are three things a company should do upon notification of a software audit.

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