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MAY 2017


Software Scan

The President's Column

In this month's Scanning IP section you can hear my interview about Getting Started in Consulting on the Freelancer's Show with Philip Morgan and Reuven Lerner.

Also there's information about my upcoming talk at Maker Faire called "You Invented It, Now Protect It!"

And I'll also be speaking at the Forensic Expert Witness Association National Conference on "Patent Litigation Tips."

Send me your comments and critiques. I'm always interested in hearing from you.


Bob Zeidman
President, SAFE Corporation

Scanning IP

Getting Started in Consulting

The Freelancer's Show podcast is a panel discussion that discusses the challenges that freelancers face. The panel includes technology freelancers and entrepreneurs with many years of experience.

On this episode of the Freelancers' Show, Philip and Reuven discussed Getting Started in Consulting with Bob Zeidman. Bob is the founder and president of Zeidman Consulting. He has been in the consulting industry for almost 30 years, and specializes in intellectual property and software forensics.

Listen to the interview here.

Maker Faire

You Invented It, Now Protect It!

On May 21, Bob will also be talking live at the always wonderful and fun Maker Faire Bay Area. In 30 minutes, Bob will explain all about intellectual property including how IP laws protect your inventions, why you need this protection, and how to utilize them to your advantage. He will include descriptions of different kinds of IP including copyrights, patents, and trade secrets plus stories from real cases.

Get tickets for the event here.


Patent Litigation Tips

The Forensic Expert Witness Association National Conference is a unique 2-day learning experience that offers advanced training skills for all levels and disciplines of experts, Bob will be talking about the practice and pitfalls of testifying on patent infringement in litigation.

Register for the event here.

Advanced Tools to Detect Copyright Infringement and IP Theft

CodeSuite® & CodeSuite-LT®
Sophisticated sets of tools for analyzing software source code and object code including:

Check binary object code for plagiarism.

Measure software IP changes between versions of a program.

Cross check source code for plagiarism.

Compare source code to find differences and measure changes.

The premiere tool for pinpointing copied source code.

Scour the Internet for plagiarized code.

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HTML Preprocessor
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Find signs of copying in any document.

Get Smart

SAFE offers training at our facility or yours or on the Web. Contact us to make arrangements:

MCLE credit in software IP

CodeSuite certification

Your New Office

Remember that you can have your own secure office at the SAFE facility for storing proprietary software, running CodeSuite, analyzing the results, and getting onsite support. We're located at

20863 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Suite 456
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 517-1167


This newsletter is not legal advice. Views expressed herein should be checked for accuracy and current applicability.
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