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Van E. Lindberg

Dykema Gossett PLLC

San Antonio, TX, USA


Van Lindberg is a Member in Dykema's San Antonio, Texas office who concentrates his practice on intellectual property matters.

Van specializes in the intersection of technology and law, and was in 2012 named one of "America's Top 12 Techiest Attorneys" by the American Bar Association Journal. He is a regular speaker on everything from community dynamics to graph theory, and has testified in Congressional proceedings as an expert on both copyright and encryption policy.

Van has particular expertise in the area of open source, with extensive work addressing the legal, economic, and social aspects of engaging with open source communities. He is the author of the book “Intellectual Property and Open Source” and helps businesses with everything from open source compliance to business strategy.

Outside of open source, Van represents companies in high-stakes IP litigation and inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Van has represented companies on Capitol Hill, before Congress, and in industry associations. He has led teams through successful mergers & acquisitions, restructurings, and has organized employee agreements to create greater employee satisfaction and promote higher compliance with internal policies.

Prior to joining Dykema, Van was Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Rackspace, a managed cloud computing company headquartered in San Antonio, where he set the strategy and policy around patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, and open source matters. He is fluent in Spanish.

Van E. Lindberg is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Basics of Open Source Licensing and Best Practices for Open Source License Compliance - Open Source Software 2017 – From Compliance to Cooperation, Thursday, December 21, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Basics of Open Source Licensing and Best Practices for Open Source License Compliance - Basics of Open Source Licensing and Best Practices for Open Source License Compliance, Thursday, December 21, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Basics of Open Source Licensing and Best Practices for Open Source License Compliance - Basics of Open Source Licensing and Best Practices for Open Source License Compliance, Thursday, December 21, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Open Source Software 2017 – From Compliance to Cooperation, Wednesday, December 27, 2017, San Francisco, CA
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Employee Agreements; and Appendix 9A - Technology Transactions: A Practical Guide to Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Agreements, Monday, February 12, 2018
Open Source Software - Technology Transactions: A Practical Guide to Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Agreements, Monday, February 12, 2018
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