Unlicensed Open Source, Best Practices for Managing
The amount of open source software published without a license is increasing significantly. For legal professionals responsible for compliance with software licensing terms, this represents a problem. Should we use it? How can we determine the author’s intent? What if we can’t?
Join Palamida Founder and VP of Professional Services, Jeff Luszcz, In this webcast as he discusses the background of this increase in unlicensed open source software and suggests strategies to identify it and potential policy actions to take.
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Open-Source Software Diligence in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments (2/27/13)
The presentation by Andrew Hall will provide a landscape analysis of current and best diligence practices in mergers, acquisitions, and investments, to assist companies and attorneys expecting to engage in such transactions. The presentation will discuss the open-source diligence process, the open-source information that is typically requested by acquirers and investors, and the concerns and perceived risks that give rise to such diligence and requests. The presentation will also include recommendations and best practices for avoiding open-source complications to such transactions.
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Software Compliance Best Practices for Embedded Linux and Android Solutions:
When Hope is Not a Strategy (1/23/13)
A decade ago embedded device software was considered more of a hardware enabler then a product itself. Today however, embedded software has evolved to become a product differentiator and revenue generator. Furthermore, the dependency on open source software is growing rapidly. The risk associated with the increased distribution of embedded software products is typically greater compared to more traditional software solutions. Therefore, distributors of embedded software need to raise the bar by deploying additional compliance review measures.
Mark Gisi presents eight software compliance best practices every device distributor should consider when hope is not part of the strategy.
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Open Source Compliance: Creating the Right Process (08/14/2012)
Have you been tasked with establishing and Open Source Compliance program and don’t know where to start? Do you need Industry Experts guidance on what process approach works and the potential pitfalls?
Karna Nisewaner, Senior Corporate Counsel, draws from her IP management experiences at Cadence Design Systems, Intuit and IBM to speak on leveraging proven processes and establishing an Open Source Compliance Program in your company. Click here to watch "Creating the Right Process" webinar".
Heather Meeker Webinar - Both Sides Now: Open Source Inside & Outside the Cloud (10/11/2011)
Computing in the 21st century is moving to the cloud. Web services, mobile applications, and virtualization have changed how we think about software. What does this mean to open source software licensing -- a model built on conventional notions of distribution? Heather Meeker, Chair of the IP/IT Licensing and Transactions Group at Greenberg Traurig, and author of "The Open Source Alternative," will explain the issues that have grown from the collision of cloud computing and open source. Will clouds be the death of free software? Or vice versa? Join us for an in-depth, interactive session on these timely and relevant issues. Click here to watch "Both Sides Now: Open Source Inside & Outside the Cloud" webinar".
Prepping Yourself for M&A Webinar (9/27/2011)
Jeff Luszcz presents an overview webinar on how to prepare your organization for Mergers & Acquisitions from an Open Source and Intellectual Property perspective. Click here to watch "Prepping Yourself for M&A" webinar.