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2013-10-09 23:28:20

Robert J. Scott, Managing Partner of intellectual property and technology law firm, Scott & Scott, LLP, will be a presenter at the upcoming Caucus IT Procurement Summit in Orlando, FL on October 24. Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The CAUCUS IT Procurement Summit is a greatly anticipated annual event tailored specifically for the technology acquisition professional. Every year, the conference brings together top subject matter experts in technology procurement, strategic...

2013-06-27 23:26:08

Regardless of whether you think Edward Snowden, the IT contractor who leaked news about the National Security Agency (NSA) electronic surveillance program, is a martyr or a traitor, his actions have put the spotlight on “whistleblowing”. According to Scott & Scott, LLP, whistleblower reports to software trade associations - BSA | The Software Alliance and the Software Information & Industry Association- involving alleged software piracy are frequently under the radar, number in...

2013-06-27 23:26:02

The recent publicly disclosed breach of a box-office and online ticketing service’s data base highlights the fact that every business collecting, using, maintaining, or storing electronic data is at risk for a security incident. Scott & Scott, LLP, suggests companies have a data breach plan in place to prepare for and mitigate the liability, costs, and brand-damage associated with data security breaches or incidents Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Vendini, a California-based...

2013-06-25 23:25:49

Significant increase in software audits forecasted to continue in second half of the year according to Scott & Scott, LLP, a law firm with a dedicated software audit defense practice. Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Scott & Scott, LLP, an intellectual property and technology law firm, predicts that the trend of software publishers and their trade associations – BSA | The Software Alliance and the Software & Information Industry Association – increasing software...

2013-05-29 23:30:18

Many businesses do not know what to do when they receive a letter from BSA | The Software Alliance (a/k/a Business Software Alliance) requesting a software audit. Intellectual property and technology law firm, Scott & Scott, LLP, with a practice area focus on software defense, shares software audit strategies. Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Each year, hundreds of letters from the Business Software Alliance´s attorneys are issued to companies accused of installing more...

2013-05-29 23:25:18

The complexity of software licenses makes it more challenging for counsel to identify licenses that should and can be transferred as part of an asset acquisition or divestiture. Scott & Scott, LLP Managing Partner Robert J. Scott and Associate Brian Von Hatten will provide guidance for counsel on the buy-side of M&A transactions. Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Robert J. Scott and Brian Von Hatten, present Strafford live phone/web seminar, "M&A Transactions and Software...

2013-04-25 23:20:39

Data breaches are costly; companies that suffer a data breach lose 35% of impacted customers according to a recent study by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Scott & Scott, LLP says companies should institute data security measures before they have a breach. Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 Various studies have shown that companies that suffer a data breach lose customers and suffer financial and reputational damage. The headlines are filled with data breach stories ranging from...

2013-04-23 23:02:31

Companies of all sizes face compliance challenges under a multitude of state data breach notification laws. Scott & Scott, LLP, an intellectual property and technology law firm, with a practice area focus on security and privacy releases a State Data Breach Notification Laws Chart and suggests modeling response to the most restrictive and onerous of the state laws. Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 Currently 46 states and the District of Columbia have enacted some version of...

2012-12-28 05:03:28

Scott & Scott, LLP alerts Omaha businesses that the BSA | The Software Alliance (a/k/a Business Software Alliance) frequent radio ads seeking whistleblower reports in exchange for cash rewards could negatively affect them if they are not proactive and ready for a potential BSA audit. According to media tracking service, Adscope, Omaha ranked #8 in total radio spots of three monitored national campaigns. Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 BSA | The Software Alliance national...

2012-07-24 23:02:06

Intellectual property and technology law firm, Scott & Scott, LLP, says customers who use Tealeaf, Vivisimo, or Varicent software should evaluate IBM´s licensing rules before making additional purchases of the software or upgrading to IBM “blue washed” code. Southlake, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 IBM´s Software Group completed its acquisition of Tealeaf, a provider of online customer experience management solutions on June 13. A few days earlier, IBM acquired...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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