SCL and FAST Event - Debate and Discussion | FAST

SCL and FAST Event - Debate and Discussion

Date: 
09/01/2019
Times: 
7pm - 9pm (Registration from 6.30 pm, drinks and networking from 9 pm)
Venue: 
Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, 1 Parliament st, Westminster,

Host: Pete Wishart, MP

 

The £54m question, “Indirect access to software products: Where are we now with software licensing after SAP v Diageo?"

 

Speakers:

Michael Hicks, Barrister, Hogarth Chambers
Conor Ward, Industry Professor, QMUL
Toby Crick, Partner, Bristows LLP
Anna Cook, Partner, Bristows LLP

 

Themes:

  • The seminal case of SAP UK Ltd v Diageo Great Britain Ltd 
  • Derivative user liability and cost for the software user. 
  • Would the decision have been different in the Chancery division?
  • Applicability of unfair pricing to licence fees.
  • Sale of used software – a recap: was it all bad news for a software licensee?

Presentations:

  1. From the Software Publisher’s perspective
  2. From the End User perspective
  3. Panel discussion 

This event is free to attend for SCL members and FAST/FLAG members only.  

Bookings: Please email hello@scl.org to book a place.

 

Administration notes:

Attendance at this meeting is free of charge for SCL members and FAST/FLAG members only. Please note that you cannot book this event online.

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