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Topic: Software Piracy

What is Software Piracy?

What is Software Piracy? Software piracy is the use of unlicensed software where the user has never paid the software vendor a licensing fee for the application. It can be contrasted with “license overuse” where the user has paid a software vendor a ...

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Victor DeMarines  

|  August 21, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Catch Software Pirates with Honey, Not Vinegar

Consider it a compliment that a company wants to use your software product, even if it’s an unlicensed version. After all, despite the financial hit, the culprit could have chosen a competitor’s product.

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Victor DeMarines  

|  August 14, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Four Data-Driven Ways To Combat Software Piracy

Piracy has long been a thorn in the side of the software industry. A 2018 survey found that worldwide, 37% of software installed on personal computers is unlicensed, with the commercial value of that unlicensed software coming in at $46.3 billion. ...

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Joseph Noonan  

|  August 06, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Piracy Impact Podcast: Gerber Technology’s VP and GM, Sam Simpson

Jason and Michael hit the road to Connecticut again - this time to talk to Gerber Technology’s VP and GM Sam Simpson. Sam talks about his more than 40 years at Gerber starting as a software engineer and now as vice president of the company's global ...

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Michael Goff  

|  July 31, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Piracy Impact Podcast: Milos Bogdanovic, Attorney at MSA IP in Serbia

Jason and Michael take advantage of the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) annual meeting in Boston to speak with MSA IP’s Milos Bogdanovic. MSA IP – Milojevic, Sekulic and Associates is a boutique law firm which specializes in prosecution ...

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Michael Goff  

|  July 24, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Piracy Impact Podcast: Former Dassault Systemes Anti-Piracy Head Andy Clarkson (Part 2)

Be sure to start with Episode 4 for part 1 of this conversation! In part 2 of this interview, Michael continues his conversation with former Dassault Systemes Anti-Piracy and Compliance Head Andy Clarkson. Andy shares more about the evolution of ...

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Michael Goff  

|  July 17, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Piracy Impact Podcast: Former Dassault Systemes Anti-Piracy Head Andy Clarkson (Part 1)

In part 1 of this interview, Michael talks to former Dassault Systemes Anti-Piracy and Compliance Head Andy Clarkson about leaving a 24 year career in UK law enforcement to build a career at IBM and Dassault addressing software piracy. Andy shares ...

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Michael Goff  

|  July 10, 2019   |   Software Piracy

Piracy Impact Podcast: Shantanu Sahay, Partner at Anand & Anand in India

Jason and Michael take advantage of the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) annual meeting in Boston to speak with Anand & Anand’s Shantanu Sahay. Anand and Anand is among the largest practices specializing in Intellectual Property laws in ...

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Michael Goff  

|  July 02, 2019   |   Software Piracy