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The Law and Business of Open Source Software 2017

Released on: Nov. 22, 2017
Running Time: 06:36:10
This program will address the critical issues that IP, technology and business lawyers need to consider when handling open source software in today’s economy. Armed with this information, you will be better able to help your clients make intelligent choices and decisions about how to take advantage of the benefits and manage the risks presented by open source software.

Lecture Topics [Total time 00:07:15]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.

  • Opening Remarks* [00:04:13]
    Lori E. Lesser, Stuart D. Levi
  • Open Source Technology and License Overview [01:36:44]
    Terry J. Ilardi, Stuart D. Levi
  • Best Practices for License Enforcement and Avoiding Litigation in Open Source Software [01:00:18]
    Terry J. Ilardi, Jeffrey D. Osterman
  • Effective Business Practices in the Open Source Cloud [00:59:34]
    Wendy Callaghan, Gregory Cram, Joshua Dubin, Jamie B Specter, Patrick Turner, Lori E. Lesser
  • Royalty-Free Patents and Open Standards in Open Source Software [00:56:55]
    Scott T. Weingaertner, Lori E. Lesser, Stuart D. Levi
  • Hot Topics: Critical Issues and Important FOSS Litigation in the US and Europe [01:00:31]
    Karen M. Sandler, Aaron Williamson
  • Awareness of Ethics for the Open Source Practitioner [00:57:56]
    Lori E. Lesser, James Q. Walker

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:


  • COMPLETE COURSE HANDBOOK
  • Open Source Initiative: The Open Source Definition
    Stuart D. Levi
  • Client Counseling for Common OSS License Problems
    Terry J. Ilardi
  • 10 Open Source Trends That Are Gaining Momentum in 2017 (February 22, 2017)
    Lori E. Lesser, Sanjai Gangadharan
  • An Open Source Policy That Works in Practice (January 21, 2014)
    Lori E. Lesser, Girish Managoli
  • The Money in Open Source Software (February 9, 2016)
    Lori E. Lesser, Max Schireson, Dharmesh Thakker
  • Tracking the Explosive Growth of Open-Source Software (April 7, 2017)
    Lori E. Lesser, Dharmesh Thakker, Max Schireson, Dan Nguyen-Huu
  • Patents in an Open Source World (September 6, 2016)
    Carolyn H. Blankenship
  • The Principles of Community-Oriented GPL Enforcement
    Karen M. Sandler
  • Copyleft and the GNU General Public License: A Comprehensive Tutorial and Guide
    Karen M. Sandler
  • Legal Ethics for Free Software (March 24, 2014)
    Karen M. Sandler
  • Ethics and Open Source Software/Technology
    James Q. Walker, Lori E. Lesser

Presentation Material


  • Open Source Technology and License Overview
    Terry J. Ilardi, Stuart D. Levi
  • Best Practices for License Enforcement and Avoiding Litigation in Open Source Software
    Terry J. Ilardi, Jeffrey D. Osterman
  • Royalty-Free Patents and Open Standards in Open Source Software
    Scott T. Weingaertner
  • Royalty-Free Patents and Open Standards in Open Source Software
    Kenneth L. Johnson
  • Awareness of Ethics for the Open Source Practitioner
    Lori E. Lesser, James Q. Walker
  • Awareness of Ethics for the Open Source Practitioner
    Lori E. Lesser, James Q. Walker
  • Hypothetical
    Lori E. Lesser
Co-Chair(s)
Lori E. Lesser ~ Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Stuart D. Levi ~ Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
Speaker(s)
Wendy Callaghan ~ American International Group, Inc.
Gregory Cram ~ Associate Director, The New York Public Library
Joshua Dubin ~ Associate General Counsel, Verizon
Terry J. Ilardi ~ Copyright Counsel, IBM Corporation
Jeffrey D. Osterman ~ Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Karen M. Sandler ~ Executive Director, Software Freedom Conservancy
Jamie B Specter ~ Counsel, Capital One
Patrick Turner ~ Vice President, Associate General Counsel, CBS Corp Legal Dept
James Q. Walker ~ Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
Scott T. Weingaertner ~ White & Case LLP
Aaron Williamson ~ Tor Ekeland, P.C.
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