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60-minute live streaming program
  • May 21
  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST

Understanding the Legal Issues with Open Source Software

May 21

Business leaders want to focus on creating business value for customers – enhancing product and solution development and creating lasting relationships. The last thing they need is a legal issue regarding how their company has misused Open Source Software.

This webinar addresses three very important situations regarding open source where legal counsel plays a key role in setting policy, guiding next steps, and leading the open source discovery journey - the legal triad. Attend this webinar and you will learn more about your role in advising on:

Contributing to the Open Source Software community

Managing the use and consumption of open source

Both the buyer and seller’s perspectives of Open Source Software during M&A

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Agenda

What Is Open Source

The Power of Three

Open Source Contribution

Precise Management of Open Source Software

Open Source in M&A Efforts

Setting up for Success

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  • AK CLE 1.0
     
  • Alaska attorneys may receive 1.0 hours of continuing legal education for completing this program. Please contact the Alaska Bar Association or go to www.alaskabar.org for details regarding reciprocity with other states.
     
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  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.0 hours credit.
     
  • AR CLE 1.0
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.0 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.0
     
  • The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.0
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.0 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CT CLE 1.0
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.0 CLE credit(s).
     
  • FL CLE 1.5 (Pending)
     
  • This course has been submitted to The Florida Bar for 1.5 hours of CLE credit. Application pending.
     
  • GA CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency for 1.0 CLE hours.
     
  • HI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IA CLE 1.0
     
  • Understanding the Legal Issues with Open Source Software is accredited under the regulations of the Iowa Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education. It is planned that this program will provide up to a maximum of 1.0 hours of credit toward the mandatory continuing legal education requirements under the Iowa rule.
     
  • IL CLE 1.0
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.0 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • KS CLE 1.0
     
  • This course has been approved by the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.0 CLE credit hours.
     
  • LA CLE 1.0
     
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  • This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.0 hours of CLE credit under M. Bar R. 12.
     
  • MN CLE 1.0 (Pending)
     
  • This program has been submitted to the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education. Approval pending.
     
  • MO CLE 1.2
     
  • This program has been approved by the Missouri Bar for 1.2 hours of CLE.
     
  • MS CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.0 credit hours.
     
  • MT CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education for a total of 1.0 CLE credits.
     
  • NC CLE 1.0 (Pending)
     
  • ND CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been reviewed by the North Dakota Commission for Continuing Legal Education and approved for 1.0 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • NE CLE 1.0
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is an accredited CLE sponsor in the State of Nebraska and certifies that this activity has been approved for 1.0 hours of CLE credit in the State of Nebraska.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.0
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 60 Minutes.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.2
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.2 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NM CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.0 hours of credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 CLE hours.
     
  • NY CLE 1.0 including Areas of Professional Practice 1
     
  • This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for up to a maximum of 1.0 credit hours in the area(s) of Areas of Professional Practice for 1.00 hour. Each hour may be counted only as satisfying one category of credit. Duplicate credit for the same hour of instruction is not permitted. This course qualifies for both established and newly admitted attorneys. Lorman Business Center, Inc. has a financial hardship guideline. Please contact customer service at 1.866.352.9539 for instructions on how to apply.
     
  • OH CLE 1.0 (Pending)
     
  • This course has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 CLE hours. Approval pending.
     
  • OK CLE 1.0 including Ethics 0
     
  • This course has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission of Oklahoma for a maximum of 1.0 hours credit, of which 0.00 hours are credits covering legal ethics.
     
  • OR CLE 1.0 (Pending)
     
  • MCLE Credit in Oregon is pending.
     
  • PA CLE 1.0
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.0 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • TN CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.0 hours of credit.
     
  • UT CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 CLE hours.
     
  • VA CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.0 CLE credit hours.
     
  • VT CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.0 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 hours of Law & Legal Procedure credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.0 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.2
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.2 MCLE hours.
     

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Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for legal audience (attorneys, lawyers, of counsel, associates, partners, shareholders, and other comparable legal titles).

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Faculty

Tim Greene

Tim Greene

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Timothy Greene is a partner in the Technology Transactions, Technology Companies, and Cyber, Privacy, and Data Innovation Groups at Orrick. Tim focuses on technology transactions and other commercial contracts and licensing matters. He focuses on helping clients maximize their intellectual property and technology portfolios in a variety of ways, including drafting, negotiating, and advising on joint ventures, development, production, manufacturing, and supply arrangements, and all manner of technology licensing arrangements, including advising on open source business model development. In addition, he advises clients on open source licensing and intellectual property issues in connection with internal audits and mergers, acquisitions, and financing transactions.

Christine Lam

Christine Lam

Imperva, Inc.

Christine Lam is currently the Associate General Counsel of Intellectual Property at Imperva Inc. She is an experienced legal executive in intellectual property protection, transactions, and litigation. She is also a subject matter expert in open source licenses, specifically on the application of GPL-like licenses to software architectures, the nuances of different licensing regimes, and frameworks for open source communities. Christine has been active for many years in the open source legal community. She has deep technical experience which dates back to her years at MIT, where she coded in LISP, a programming language used in artificial intelligence research. Also, while she was an undergraduate student at MIT where the GNU project started, she participated in GNU’s first mass-collaboration project. Later, she also worked as an engineer before practicing law.

Marty Mellican

Marty Mellican

Flexera

Marty Mellican is the Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Flexera. Marty manages many aspects of Flexera’s legal needs, including all agreements related to the licensing, installation, configuration and deployment of Flexera’s on premise and cloud software solutions. In addition, Marty oversees all mergers and acquisitions, corporate entity management, third party intellectual property licensing and compliance (including open source software), employment matters and export compliance.

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Product ID: 405980
Published 2019
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