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Software Litigation

Software Litigation Law Firm (CA | AZ).  We accept federal copyright infringement cases around the United States subject to local rules of admission.

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If you have a software related dispute, we are the technology law firm to consider hiring.  We have extensive experience handling software audits, and federal court litigation.   You can view our federal court experience here.  When a federal lawsuit is filed, it is important to have IP legal counsel that has “been there and done that.”  We offer competitive rates and tenacious legal representation of simple and complex software disputes.

Google wins Software Code infringement lawsuit with Fair Use Defense

Oracle and Google were embroiled in a heated litigation over software code Google used (approximately 11,000 lines of Java API code) which they incorporated into their Android OS.  Oracle found out and filed a lawsuit for copyright infringement.  Google argued it was a "fair use" of Oracle's software code and the Supreme Court of the United States (after applying the 4-factor fair use test) agreed ON EACH POINT.  Thus, Google was able to avoid a 8 billion dollar lawsuit.

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PODCAST:  Listen to Attorney Steve® go over the Supreme Court's rationale in reaching a 6-2 ruling for Google.

Types of cases we consider

We will consider representation in the following general types of case.  Call us if your issue is not on this list or email us through our contact form.

  1. Software disputes with the BSA (trade association for major software publishers)
  2. Microsoft disputes (ex. SPLA disputes)
  3. Computer games (music, trademark or other infringement in video or online games)
  4. Software EULA disputes
  5. Adobe lawsuits
  6. Vero lawsuits
  7. Siemens mass joiner lawsuits
  8. CNC lawsuits
  9. Software code theft cases
  10. Consumer wearable technology
  11. DMCA illegal anti-circumvention cases
  12. Fair Use defense
  13. SIIA audits
  14. Software piracy defense
  15. Artificial intelligence
  16. Autodesk lawsuits

Podcast – what happens if you cannot settle your software audit with Business Software Alliance or software publisher

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PODCAST:  Click on the picture above to hear the podcast.

Siemens Lawsuits

One software company that definitely files lawsuits is Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (“PLM”).   Click on the picture above to watch the video.  Make sure to SUBSCRIBE to our popular legal channel.  We are now up over 4,600 subscribers and closing in on 700,000 video views.

Contact a Software & IP Law Firm

To discuss your case in confidence, contact us at (877) 276-5084.  We are able to structure low flat rate legal fees for many cases.  This means we DON'T put two or three attorneys on your case and have an incentive to bill your case for months at end.  Call us for more information.  May not apply in all cases, especially litigation cases.

We have been in business since 2004.  In this area of law, there is no substitute for experience.

Contact us for an initial consultation!

For more information, or to discuss your case or our experience and qualifications please contact us at (877) 276-5084. Please note that our firm does not represent you unless and until a written retainer agreement is signed, and any applicable legal fees are paid. All initial conversations are general in nature. Free consultations are limited to time and availability of counsel and will depend on the type of case you are calling about (no free consultations for other lawyers). All users and potential clients are bound by our Terms of Use Policies. We look forward to working with you!
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