Why the traditional approach is no longer enough
In this podcast: Michael Corey – LicenseFortress Dean Bolton – LicenseFortress Art Beeman – Beeman & Muchmore LLP Joel Muchmore – Beeman & Muchmore LLP We discuss software audits, contracts, clauses, and how ITAM & legal working together can make everyone’s role that bit easier. If you want to know more about the legal intricacies of ITAM in a podcast, who better to speak […]
COVID-19, Software License Audits, and Patent Litigation
Arthur S. Beeman and Joel T. Muchmore of Beeman and Muchmore LLP look to the horizon and ask: how can you protect your business?
It is inevitable that the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic will draw opportunists. Due to peculiarities unique to the resulting economic fallout, we are seeing this truism in play in the world of intellectual property monetization. Particularly with regard to patent litigation and software license audits, the pandemic will likely increase certain very real threats to companies of all sizes and industries.This means that while businesses are preserving a solvent bottom line, in-house counsel must protect their clients against attacks from emboldened software vendors and patent litigators.