6-Hour Program

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Overview

This program will explore the unique legal issues facing the open source and free software community? Our experienced faculty will discuss the challenges developers are facing; the variety of licensing options when developing and using OSS; compliance with both the law and the terms of those licenses; and recent developments in the open source community that are changing how open source and free software is being used around the world.

What You Will Learn

  • Learn how open source licenses help build open source communities
  • Keep current on community enforcement norms and the latest enforcement activity
  • Understand how patents and trademarks interact with open source licensing
  • Learn best practices for compliance with open source software licenses

Program Level: Overview

Intended Audience: Technology lawyers, IP lawyers, in-house counsel, outside corporate counsel, and allied professionals whose clients develop, use, distribute or invest in technology.

Prerequisites: An interest in the development, licensing, and application of open source software.

Advanced Prep: None

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