Open Source and Free Software 2011: Benefits, Risks and Challenges

December 7, 2011 (All day)
San Francisco, CA

EFF Staff Attorney Julie Samuels discusses Patents and Standards in an Open Source World, covering the following topics:

  • Patent provisions in open source licenses
  • Protecting open source projects from patents
  • Recent patent litigation and legislation
  • Patents and open standards

Julie will be speaking at 2:45 p.m. 

There is a registration fee for this event.

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