Understanding Open Source Software: PLI Seminar Focus

Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 01:00

The PLI-sponsored seminar titled Open Source Software 2008: Benefits, Risks and Challenges for Software Users, Developers and Investors is scheduled for Wednesday, November 19, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 pm. at the PLI New York Center, 810 Seventh Avenue, 53rd St, New York City.

Program Co-Chairs Stephen J. Davidson, Davidson PLLC and Stuart D. Levi, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom together with an expert faculty will address the critical issues that IP, technology and business lawyers need to know about the open source paradigm.

Open source software can expose a company to unexpected and unacceptable obligation and risk. The faculty will help the participants to understand the practical and technical realities of open source software, how it affects copyright, trade secret and patent rights, and how to manage open source issues in the context of product development and business transactions.

For details on registration fees and available CLE credits, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register call (800) 260-4754 or visit www.pli.edu.