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Karen M. Sandler

Karen M. Sandler

Software Freedom Conservancy
Executive Director
Brooklyn, NY, USA


Karen M. Sandler is Executive Director of the Software Freedom Conservancy, the nonprofit home of dozens of essential free software projects. She is known for her advocacy for free and open source software, particularly in relation to the software on medical devices.

She co-organizes Outreachy an internship program for women and other underrepresented groups in technology and is a lawyer, providing pro bono legal counsel to the FSF, GNOME and QuestionCopyright.Org. Prior to her work in software freedom, she was as an associate in the corporate departments of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in New York and Clifford Chance in New York and London. Sandler received her law degree from Columbia Law School in 2000, where she was a James Kent Scholar and co-founder of the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review.

Karen M. Sandler is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Copyleft and the GNU General Public License: A Comprehensive Tutorial and Guide - The Law and Business of Open Source Software 2017, Thursday, November 16, 2017
Legal Ethics for Free Software (March 24, 2014) - The Law and Business of Open Source Software 2017, Thursday, November 16, 2017
The Principles of Community-Oriented GPL Enforcement - The Law and Business of Open Source Software 2017, Thursday, November 16, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Hot Topics: Critical Issues and Important FOSS Litigation in the US and Europe - The Law and Business of Open Source Software 2017, Tuesday, November 21, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Hot Topics: Critical Issues and Important FOSS Litigation in the US and Europe - Hot Topics: Critical Issues and Important FOSS Litigation in the US and Europe, Tuesday, November 21, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Hot Topics: Critical Issues and Important FOSS Litigation in the US and Europe - Hot Topics: Critical Issues and Important FOSS Litigation in the US and Europe, Tuesday, November 21, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs The Law and Business of Open Source Software 2017, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar The Law and Business of Open Source Software 2018, Wednesday, November 14, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast The Law and Business of Open Source Software 2018, Wednesday, November 14, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web The Law and Business of Open Source Software 2018, Wednesday, November 14, 2018, Boston, MA
The Law and Business of Open Source Software 2018, Wednesday, November 14, 2018, Columbus, OH
The Law and Business of Open Source Software 2018, Wednesday, November 14, 2018, Atlanta, GA
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