Open Source Licensing Risks and Requirements: Contract Compliance, Copyright Infringement, Monitoring
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will prepare counsel for companies using open source software to understand and address the legal risks of open source licensing. The panel will provide best practices for ensuring compliance, minimizing infringement and monitoring.
- Open source license conditions
- Open source license compliance processes and policies
- Infringement vs. compliance risks
- Enforcement efforts
The panel will review these and other noteworthy questions:
- What are the typical legal conditions that come with an open source license?
- What are the legal risks facing companies using or redistributing open source software?
- What are best practices to ensure compliance with open source license agreements?
- What are best practices if you receive a noncompliance claim?
O’Melveny & Myers
Ms. Meeker practices in the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions practice group and is a Founding Portfolio Partner at... | Read More
Ms. Meeker practices in the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions practice group and is a Founding Portfolio Partner at OSS Capital. She advises technology clients on IP matters, including licensing and collaboration arrangements, software copyright and patent issues, technology procurement, open source licensing strategies, and IP issues in investments, mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Meeker is an internationally-known specialist in open source software licensing. Her latest book, Open Source for Business, is a definitive handbook for lawyers, engineers, and businesspersons on open source licensing in business. Her Technology Licensing: A Primer, is a widely used handbook for technology licensing specialists. In 2019, Ms. Meeker was named by Business Insider as one of the 10 people transforming the way the technology industry does business, along with the CEOs of Salesforce, Stripe, and Microsoft. She was the only lawyer on this list.Close
Director, Intellectual Property
Mr. Myles is Head of IP at Dropbox where he specializes in a variety of IP issues, including overseeing Dropbox's... | Read More
Mr. Myles is Head of IP at Dropbox where he specializes in a variety of IP issues, including overseeing Dropbox's patent, trademark and open source programs. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Myles was a software engineer at IBM Research and Apple Inc. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from The University of Arizona and a J.D. from Santa Clara University.Close