ASBCA Enforces Contractor’s Commercial Software License Against Government | Holland & Knight LLP

The recent decision of the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) in CiyaSoft Corporation confirms…

5 Things Procurement Can Do to Stay Ahead of Software License Audits

Stock Kzenon/Adobe Companies are experiencing vendor-initiated software license audits at an alarming rate. Gartner estimates that…

A good software licensing policy is the best defense against the threat of audits

Some software companies have been known to zealously pursue their own customers to extract more money…

Software license management tools can help in indirect use of SAP

With SAP Indirect Use Licenses, companies struggle to understand the guidelines and stay on the right…

GitHub’s tool reduces open source software license violations

GitHub has released its licensed tool, a Ruby gem that caches and checks the status of…

Contracts Corner: Software Licensing Checklist for Licensees: 20 Questions to Consider When Working from the Vendor Form (Part 2)

Picking up where we left off yesterday, below is the rest of our quick checklist of…

How to Respond to a Software License Compliance Audit and Prepare for the Next One

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text] In the previous article, we discussed the prevalence of unlicensed software in…

Understand the software license before committing

Open source software is great, but proceed with caution. Done well and with a well thought…

The decline of the perpetual software license

Recently, Apple announced a new subscription service where customers pay a recurring monthly fee to get…

A Practical Guide to Software License Agreements: Source Code Escrow Agreements

Software license agreements often include a source code escrow agreement that allows the customer to access…

5 Steps to Maximize Software Licensing ROI

Although each software license management (SLM) program is unique to the organization it serves, several common…

A Practical Guide to Software License Agreements: Maintenance and Support

Software license agreements typically include service offerings (software maintenance and technical support) essential to the customer’s…

A Practical Guide to Software License Agreements: Fees and Related Issues – Media, Telecommunications, Computers, Entertainment

Canada: A Practical Guide to Software License Agreements: Fees and Related Issues February…

When is a software license transferable even though it says it is not transferable?

Second-hand software licenses and judgment of the European Court in UsedSoft vs. Oracle Software publishers cannot…