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Understanding Open Source Software: Risks and Rewards

Presented by Michael R. Overly

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Course Description

Length: 1h 1min    Published: 7/31/2023    
Open source software is a critical component of nearly all businesses that rely on technology. The legal issues surrounding open source software are quickly evolving. This program will serve as an overview to the key issues in the use of open source software. The speaker will cover the types of licenses involved in open source software, the various risks and challenges in using open source software, documentation issues, vendor engagements, nomenclature, derivative use issues, and more.
Learning Objectives
* Understand the what open source software is and how clients use it in their businesses
* Learn how to spot common legal issues with open source software
* Know how to evaluate the benefits and legal risks of open source software use

Speaker Q&A

Presented By:

Michael R. Overly

Los Angeles, CA

213.972.4533

moverly@foley.com

Featured Reviews

"One of the best overviews of Open Source that I've seen. Well done."

   Bradley B