Technology Industry Focus on Open Source Software

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Daylight Time
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time

Please join us for a discussion on open-source software (OSS) to gain a better understanding of the benefits and challenges of OSS and its connection with permissive and copyleft licenses, compatibility issues, and the intersection of OSS and artificial intelligence (AI).

Topics will include:

  • The background of OSS
  • The most popular open-source licenses
  • OSS community norms
  • Best practices for using OSS
  • Processes for analyzing OSS use requests
  • Best practices for contributing to OSS projects, including an OSS compatibility analysis
  • The intersection of OSS and AI
  • OSS in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and sample OSS representations for M&A deals

CLE credit: CLE credit in CA, FL, IL, NJ (via reciprocity), NY, PA, TX, and VA is currently pending approval.