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Location: PTC Corporate Visit Center, Needham
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Description: ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED; HOWEVER, YOU MAY STILL REGISTER AT THE DOOR.

Business Practices and Legal Issues Series: Open Source
Tuesday, January 27, 8:00 - 10:30 AM
PTC Corporate Visit Center, Room E
140 Kendrick Street, Needham
For directions, please visit www.ptc.com.
Registration begins at 7:45 AM.

The charge for this program is $60 for Members and $100 for Non-Members who pre-register; $70 for Members and $110 for Non-Members who register at-the-door.

This series is moderated by Hal Leibowitz, Partner, and Michael Bevilacqua, Partner of Hale and Dorr LLP and is intended for both lawyers and non-lawyers alike.

Open Source vs. Proprietary: It's the software development question being debated worldwide. There are business and legal issues that every software executive must consider. Do you know everything you need to know? Join us for the first program of this year's Business Practices and Legal Issues series for a session devoted to the Open Source debate. Panelists will discuss the issues surrounding different types of open source agreements and licensing categories, how to protect your own proprietary software in an open source environment, business issues to consider when developing on an open source platform and the status of the current litigation regarding open source issues.

Panelists include:

  • Mark Webbink, SVP & General Counsel, Red Hat
  • Peter Moldave, Esquire, Lucash, Gesmer & Updegrove, LLP
  • Douglas Levin, CEO, Black Duck Software, Inc.
  • Ed Walsh, Counsel, Wolf Greenfield
  • Devin Smith, Associate, Nixon Peabody

Cost: Members
$60.00
Non-members
$100.00
The event is over.
 

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