Scott & Scott, LLP has a dedicated practice group focusing on defending companies accused of software license violations by IBM. Below are some of the cases our firm has been involved with.

Assisted worldwide eyewear company in responding to IBM’s license-compliance findings as a result of an audit conducted by Deloitte. Evaluated options for more appropriate audit-settlement terms and reviewed and revised settlement agreement.


Represented bank in connection with an audit initiated by IBM. We assisted client with gathering audit data and responding to information requests from IBM’s auditors. We evaluated and worked to correct & amend the auditor’s audit findings. We also helped the client evaluate it’s IBM license position and developed strategy options to achieve favorable audit-settlement terms. Finally, we negotiated a final audit settlement with IBM.


Assisted worldwide consumer products company in negotiating an NDA with Deloitte regarding an IBM audit. 


Worked with UK insurance provider to evaluate its IBM license position and to improve its negotiating position with IBM. Assisted client in negotiating more appropriate audit-settlement terms.


Global eyewear company retains Scott & Scott to review IBM findings and propose resolutions.


Tennessee medical services center seeks counsel and guidance from Scott & Scott regarding responding to an IBM audit.


Supply chain management solutions firm works with Scott & Scott to review and challenge Deloitte’s findings in an IBM audit.


Assisted international personnel solutions firm with resolving an IBM audit.


Defended Texas oilfield service company in an IBM audit.


Defended global IT software developer in an IBM audit.


Defended global flow control products and services manufacturer and provider in an IBM audit.


Defended global risk consulting firm in an IBM audit.


Defended supply chain management solution provider in an IBM audit conducted by Deloitte involving Maximo software.


Represented global snack food and beverage company in audit conducted by Deloitte related to IBM datacenter software including DB2 and WebSphere.


Represented large healthcare management company in audit conducted by KPMG regarding IBM WebSphere software.


Defended security alarm monitoring company with over one million customers in an IBM audit initiated by Deloitte involving IBM web sphere and DB2 licensing.


Assisted global travel technology company with an IBM audit.

Advised global private club management company regarding IBM licensing.


Assisted southwestern health care system with IBM licensing review and negotiation resolution.


Fortune 500 company hires Scott & Scott to negotiate IBM Cloud Services terms.


Counseled global water technology company regarding its IBM licensing.


Assisted nationwide home furnishings leader with IBM licensing.


Assisted Texas healthcare system with IBM licensing.


Assisted global transportation services firm with IBM licensing.


Assisted food and drink management services company with IBM licensing.


Assisted Multinational semiconductor firm with IBM licensing.


Assisted international engineering conglomerate with IBM licensing.


Assisted Global HR services firm with IBM licensing.


Assisted financial technology and service solutions firm with IBM licensing.

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