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Understanding Open-Source Software: A Primer for Businesses Big and Small

November 4, 2021
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT

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Intellectual Property 

Open-source software can be an effective tool for saving time, costs and resources, but benefits and risks are often confusing and daunting to the uninitiated. Join our presenters as they offer guidance for understanding and managing open-source software. The presentation will briefly discuss the history of open-source software, provide examples of prevailing types of open-source licenses and discuss common ways use of open-source software impacts modern companies.

Robert J. Bowman, Partner
Mindi S. Giftos, Office Managing Partner, Madison
Eric J. Rakestraw, Partner

Who Should Attend
General counsel, CIOs, vice presidents, risk managers, compliance officers and others working with corporate intellectual property.

Continuing Education Credit
This program is pending approval for Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin continuing legal education credit.

Questions? Contact Emily Schumacher at 816.983.8776.


Mindi S. Giftos