Using the ITF for Software Piracy Issues, What Keeps Ted Miracco Up at Night? SmartFlow Summit Recap, New Team Members, Amelia's Fish Fry

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Guest Blog: Using the ITF for Software Piracy Issues

Interview: What Keeps Ted Miracco Up at Night?

SmartFlow Anti-Piracy and Compliance Summit Recap

Welcome to Our New Team Members

Amelia's Fish Fry Interview

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The most common way to address intellectual property (IP) and trade secret theft in the U.S. is through the state or federal courts. But what if the theft occurred outside the United States? The International Trade Commission (ITC), an administrative body sitting in Washington, D.C., can help by sealing the border against the thieves so that no products made using your trade secrets can enter the U.S.

Unlike most U.S. laws, the ITC's authority reaches beyond the borders of the United States. That happens because the ITC takes a fundamentally different view of its jurisdiction. It isn't like a court, trying to haul other companies before it for punishment. Rather, its jurisdiction is over the products entering the United States.

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Michael O'Connor is a visiting assistant professor at Penn State Law, with teaching and research focusing on cyber law. You can read the full blog, which includes details on how an ITC case works, on our website.

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What Keeps CEO Ted Miracco Up at Night?

Cybersecurity and wireless technology expert Scott Schober discusses with Ted his worst cybersecurity fears.
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Anti-Piracy & Compliance Summit Recap

This year we had our biggest and most well-attended event with over 60 people from 24 companies and three continents. Stay tuned for a wealth of useful information from the summit that we will be sharing over the coming months in the form of blogs, white papers, videos, and more. Read details »

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Welcome to Our New Sales and Customer Success Team Members

SmartFlow is pleased to welcome Adam Noonan, Ross Semplice, and Kyle Lynch to the SmartFlow sales and customer success teams. Adam, who is based in Dublin, Ireland, is leading the customer success effort and joins SmartFlow from LinkedIn. Ross recently joined SmartFlow after spending nine years in Australia. His career has taken him to the U.S. and Asia Pacific regions working in the engineering and design software arena, as well as 3D spatial data acquisition and processing. Kyle is based in Dallas, Texas and has 25 years of experience in sales and business development for enterprise software companies, including Sterling Commerce, IBM, and Informatica.

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Amelia's Fish Fry Interviews Ted Miracco and David Locke Hall

The October 5th episode of Fish Fry takes an in-depth look at software piracy and IP theft with Ted Miracco and David Locke Hall, author of Crack99: The Takedown of a $100 Million Chinese Software Pirate. Ted, David, and Amelia discuss the challenges of unlicensed software usage and the what can be done to stem the tide of IP theft. Watch video »

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