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Understanding Open Source Legal Issues and Practical Approaches For Mitigating Risk

Gain a better understanding of legal and security issues with open source software.

Many business use open source software regularly. This program will address the critical issues that companies face with respect to the use of open source software in business including intellectual property and licensing issues, as well as issues that may arise as part of a sale of the business or intellectual property assets. In this program we will explore open source licensing models and what issues commonly arise with open source licensing, paying particular attention to how to handle copyright and other provisions of open source licenses. This program will also consider key compliance issues with respect to the use of open source software in business and how companies can develop and implement a strategy for protecting the company against risks associated with the use of open source software in business. We will discuss open source issues using real world examples and provide extensive guidance with respect to how to handle and use open source software.

Runtime: 96 minutes
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Agenda

Overview of Open Source Legal Issues

  • How Open Source Licenses Differ From Proprietary Licenses
  • How Open Source Usage Can Impact Proprietary Software
  • Patent Issues With Open Source
  • Open Source in SaaS and Cloud Deployments

Practical Guidance for Mitigating Open Source Legal Risks

  • How to Develop and Implement Open Source Policies and Procedures
  • Pre-Approval of Open Source Usage

Managing Open Source Issues in Manda

  • How to Handle Open Source Diligence
  • How and When to Use Open Source Code Scanning Tools
  • How to Address Open Source in Manda Agreements
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OnDemand Course

Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on November 7, 2018.

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  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Why Lorman?

Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

James G. Gatto

James G. Gatto

SheppardMullin

  • Partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group of SheppardMullin
  • Team leader of the firm's Blockchain Technology and Digital Currency team and leader of the firm's Open Source team
  • 35 years of IP experience, business insights and attention to technology trends to help companies develop IP and other legal strategies that are aligned with their business objectives
  • Achieved the highest rating with Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory; Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Fintech Trailblazer, The National Law Journal, 2018; Thought Leader on Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies, National Law Review, 2018; regularly ranked as a leader by Chambers and Superlayers
  • Written numerous articles and publications
  • J.D. degree, Georgetown University Law Center; B.E. degree, Manhattan College
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Product ID: 401781
Published 2018
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