Mars v. Oracle: Not the Only Complaint Against Oracle Putting Its Auditing & Licensing Practices at Risk of Exposure
As we approach the five-year anniversary of Mars v. Oracle, it is important to point out that Mars v. Oracle is not the only important lawsuit filed against Oracle that put at risk exposing the systemic nature of the software giant’s abusive auditing and licensing tactics.
LicenseFortress Raises the Bar in Oracle Software License Compliance with the Addition of Experienced Legal Counsel Beeman & Muchmore, LLP
Now included in the LicenseFortress Premier subscription – at no additional cost – Beeman & Muchmore will provide legal counseling regarding how companies can deploy their technology to best avoid license violations.
“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.
Mars vs Oracle: The Grave Responsibility of the Power to Terminate
For our first post digging deeper into the public record of Mars vs Oracle, we discuss Oracle’s contractual right to unilaterally terminate software licenses.
It’s Official! Beeman & Muchmore, LLP has Partnered with LicenseFortress!!
“LicenseFortress, the only provider of a 100% guaranteed Oracle software license compliance solution, launched another industry first: The addition of specialized legal advisors to its licensing and technology teams with the goal of preventing costly license violations and legal disputes with software vendors.”
The Oracle Audit: Lessons from The Only Licensee Suit
As we approach the 5-year anniversary of Mars v. Oracle, we will be sharing our contemporary and in-depth insights regarding the lingering importance of that seminal matter. In the interim, please enjoy an article that we wrote in 2017 that is still as relevant today as it was the day we wrote it.
Beeman & Muchmore’s ‘GigLaw’ Model Gathers Press and Momentum
We are thrilled to share some recent favorable coverage by various publications in the legal industry who have taken notice of our new “GigLaw” model as it coincides with the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.