OSS in IT Contracts: Buying & Selling Under the Shadow of Copyleft and More

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David Tollen & Phil Odence

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When should you worry about open source software (OSS) in the supplier's software? How should you address OSS when we provide software, SaaS, or other cloud services? Is copyleft truly “viral,” and what should you do about it? This one-hour webinar debunks myths surrounding OSS and explains how to address it in tech contracts. Topics include • Myths and realities of copyleft OSS • What to say about OSS in your incoming software and other IT contracts (tech procurement) • How to handle OSS in outgoing contracts (sales) Don’t miss this informative webinar. Register today. The speaker, David W. Tollen, is one of the industry’s leading authorities on software licenses and cloud computing agreements. He is the author of the American Bar Association bestseller, “The Tech Contracts Handbook: Cloud Computing Agreements, Software Licenses, and Other IT Contracts for Lawyers and Businesspeople.” He’s an attorney and expert witness, and he teaches at UC Berkeley Law School. He also trains businesspeople and lawyers on IT contract drafting and negotiation through his company, Tech Contracts Academy (www.TechContracts.com). He practices law with Sycamore Legal PC in San Francisco (www.SycamoreLegal.com).

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