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Why You Should Attend
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, including the legal effects of COVID-19, 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
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for technology lawyers, IP lawyers, in-house counsel, outside corporate counsel, and allied professionals whose clients develop, use, distribute or invest in technology.
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: An interest in the development, licensing, and application of open source software.
Intended Audience: Technology lawyers, IP lawyers, in-house counsel, outside corporate counsel, and allied professionals whose clients develop, use, distribute or invest in technology
Advanced Prep: None