BSA Defense

Accused of software piracy by BSA | The Software Alliance? Our lawyers have the legal and technical expertise to defend your business through every step of the BSA audit process.

If you have been contacted by BSA | The Software Alliance, you need experienced counsel to protect your business. Scott &

Scott, LLP is one of the only U.S. firms with a dedicated practice group focusing on defending companies accused of software piracy by BSA | The Software Alliance. Our lawyers have counseled many businesses in your situation. Our lawyers have the technical and legal skills necessary to vigorously fight for your interests against BSA.

+500 audit cases defended in 10 years+$100-Million in licensing transactions+60 years of combined experience

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