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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, June 5, 2019 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA


Description:

From the GNU Public License (GPL) to the Chicken Dance License, join us for a brown-bag lunch and learn the real 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. 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

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Contact:

Taylor Richard
trichard@bostonbar.org

 

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