Update: Customer support emailed me yesterday afternoon to let me know that they had reset the trial and that it would be available again this morning. Sure enough, the trial notice was on my screen this morning. The trial is for the full 30 days with a discounted purchase option for $5500. The discounted rate is also reflected in my account online. I'm definitely planning to buy after I play with some of the newer V9 features. Yay!! Many thanks to you and @jimmyle1511 for all the really helpful info about this. Happy New Year!