“Covid-19, Software License Audits and Patent Litigation” Published in The Patent Lawyer Magazine
We recently wrote a very timely article for the July/August issue of The Patent Lawyer Magazine titled “Covid-19, Software License Audits and Patent Litigation” where we discuss how the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic necessitates a proactive approach to possible software license audit opportunists.
Covid-19 & Software Licensing Ramifications Due to Remote Access
Companies should assume that software vendors will have a laser focus on aspects of noncompliance related to remote workplaces due to Covid-19. After struggling to win new business during the pandemic, software vendors will be on the lookout for ways to ‘exercise their audit rights’ and expand their revenue streams. Now is the time to prepare for inevitable software licensing audits.