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Thanks for joining us for the book release!

Posted by Stacey Potter on April 28, 2015

Heather Meeker "Open (Source) For Business"
Photo Courtesy of Heather Meeker

Thank you to all who attended and a special thanks to Heather Meeker for allowing us to be a part of the book release! A beautiful night in San Francisco with great company, good conversations and plenty of networking!

"Open (Source) for Business: A Practical Guide to Open Source Software Licensing" is sure to be the ultimate guide for anyone interested in understanding Open Source licensing - whether you're an engineer, lawyer, C-level executive - this book will prove invaluable. Heather's extensive experience in intellectual property and technology law are the foundation for the comprehensive explanations of the legal and technical principles of OSS licensing.

Physical copies of the book are available now on and e-book editions will be available soon!

More About the Author:
Heather Meeker is a partner in O'Melveny & Myers' Silicon Valley office and a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions practice group. Her practice focuses on advising technology clients on intellectual property matters, including licensing and collaboration arrangements, software copyright and patent issues, technology procurement, open source licensing strategies, and intellectual property-related aspects of mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions.

She is the author of Technology Licensing: A Practitioner's Guide, ABA, 2010, a widely used handbook for lawyers in the technology licensing practice. Heather is widely recognized for her leadership in the field of intellectual property licensing law, with Chambers USA, the Legal 500, Best Lawyers in America, and SuperLawyers naming her among the industry's top lawyers in multiple consecutive years. The Daily Journal named Heather to its list of "Top 100 Women Lawyers in California" in 2013, and has named her twice to its list of "25 Top IP Portfolio Managers (Licensing) In California." Managing IP Magazine's World IP Handbook and Survey's named her to its "IP Stars - Top 250 Women in IP" list in 2013. And in 2012, Best Lawyers identified her as its "San Francisco Information Technology Law Lawyer of the Year." She also is a member of the Advisory Council for the American Law Institute's projects on Principle of the Law of Software Contracts (2010) and Restatement of Law, Copyright (ongoing).

Stacey Potter

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