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Don’t Let Open Source Be a Deal Breaker in Your Transaction: The Impact of Open Source Software on Transactions

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA


From the GNU Public License (GPL) to the Chicken Dance License, join us for a brown-bag lunch and learn the risks associated with open source software (OSS), and how to manage those risks in the context of mergers, acquisitions, financing, insurance and other transactions, as well as in your day-to-day business. Uninterested in OSS, but have no plans for lunchtime on Valentine’s Day? Join us! We will cover the following topics:

  1. Overview of open source software and OSS licensing
  2. Risks associated with OSS
  3. Trends in litigation related to OSS
  4. Scope of diligence in respect of OSS
  5. The impact of OSS on transactions
  6. Best practices

Registration Categories:
BBA Member – Free. Included as part of your membership.
Non-Member - $100.00


Sponsoring Section/Committee(s):




Carolyn Barrett


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