Open Source Licensing Risks and Requirements: Contract Compliance, Copyright Infringement, Monitoring
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video 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?
Taylor English Duma
Mr. Lindberg focuses on intellectual property, copyright, open source, and government policy and practice. He... | Read More
Mr. Lindberg focuses on intellectual property, copyright, open source, and government policy and practice. He specializes in the intersection of technology and law, and was named one of “America’s top 12 Techiest Attorneys” by the American Bar Association Journal in 2012. He is invited to speak regularly on topics ranging from community dynamics to graph theory. Mr. Lindberg has also testified in congressional proceedings as an expert on both copyright and encryption policy. He has accrued significant expertise and experience in the area of open source, addressing the business, legal, economic and social aspects of engaging with open source communities. Mr. Lindberg is the author of the book “Intellectual Property and Open Source” a developer-focused guide to IP issues that has been used as a textbook for teaching the concepts of intellectual property and open source licensing.Close
GTC Law Group PC & Affiliates
Mr. Schwartz focuses on intellectual property strategy and general corporate matters. Prior to joining the firm, he... | Read More
Mr. Schwartz focuses on intellectual property strategy and general corporate matters. Prior to joining the firm, he served internships at the U.S. Attorney’s Office – District of New Hampshire and for the Hon. Bruce M. Selya of the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Schwartz has extensive experience in software design and development, including web applications, hospital patient data management systems and medical device software.Close
Christopher T. Stevenson
Mr. Stevenson concentrates his practice in the areas of e-commerce, information technology and intellectual property... | Read More