2021-12-09 2022-03-10 , Online Online, 1.250,- € zzgl. MwSt. Fritz Teufel https://www.forum-institut.de/seminar/22031132-online-course-open-source-software-licenses-and-patents/referenten/22/22_03/22031132-course-open-source-software-licenses-and-patents_teufel-fritz.jpg Online Course: Open Source Software: Licenses and Patents

Developers and their superiors need precise knowledge of the open source software (OSS) conditions of use to be complied with if they want to integrate OSS in their own product development. Learn in our live webcast course how to use open source software for company products and which licensing issues you have to consider.

The contents of your online course
  • OSS licensing models
  • Advantages and pitfalls in the use of OSS
  • Digital patents and OSS risks and defense strategies for the OSS patent portfolio
  • Patent license clauses in OSS license models
  • Use of OSS and risk mitigation: checklists, compliance tools, OSS in patent license agreements and more
The objectives of your online course
Developers and their superiors need precise knowledge of the open source software (OSS) conditions of use to be complied with if they want to integrate OSS in their own product development. Thus, they can avoid copyright violations and factual loss of their own IP rights positions.

Learn to avoid possible copyright and patent law pitfalls when using different OSS licensing models. You will be given plenty of adviceon how to exclude legal dangers in the use of OSS and will discuss examples of internal verification and release process.
Who should attend

Do you work as an in-house patent, IP or legal counsel or as a patent attorney or IP attorney in private practice and do you need to know how to use OSS in conformity with the law?

Then this is the right course for you. This course is also suitable for members of IT/ R&D departments in companies and research institutions.

Course - Open Source Software: Licenses and Patents

Open Source Software: Licenses and Patents


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09. - 10.03.2022

09. - 10.03.2022

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Cours: 1st day: 13:00-17:15 CET | 2n...

Cours: 1st day: 13:00-17:15 CET | 2nd day: 09:00-13:15 CET
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Developers and their superiors need precise knowledge of the open source software (OSS) conditions of use to be complied with if they want to integrate OSS in their own product development. Learn in our live webcast course how to use open source software for company products and which licensing issues you have to consider.

The contents of your online course
  • OSS licensing models
  • Advantages and pitfalls in the use of OSS
  • Digital patents and OSS risks and defense strategies for the OSS patent portfolio
  • Patent license clauses in OSS license models
  • Use of OSS and risk mitigation: checklists, compliance tools, OSS in patent license agreements and more
The objectives of your online course

Developers and their superiors need precise knowledge of the open source software (OSS) conditions of use to be complied with if they want to integrate OSS in their own product development. Thus, they can avoid copyright violations and factual loss of their own IP rights positions.

Learn to avoid possible copyright and patent law pitfalls when using different OSS licensing models. You will be given plenty of adviceon how to exclude legal dangers in the use of OSS and will discuss examples of internal verification and release process.

Who should attend

Do you work as an in-house patent, IP or legal counsel or as a patent attorney or IP attorney in private practice and do you need to know how to use OSS in conformity with the law?

Then this is the right course for you. This course is also suitable for members of IT/ R&D departments in companies and research institutions.

Detailed programme

Cours: 1st day: 13:00-17:15 CET | 2nd day: 09:00-13:15 CET

Open Source Software (OSS)
  • The open source movement - philosophy and economic importance
  • Open source vs. free software, open source vs. open standards

OSS licenses
  • Criteria for an OSS license
  • Typology of OSS licensing models (permissive licenses, copyleft effect)
  • Compatibility of OSS licenses

Use of OSS
  • OSS business models
  • Potentials and examples, advantages and pitfalls

OSS and copyright
  • Exclusive rights to the computer program: copyright infringements
  • Current case-law on GPL
  • Viral effect with GPLv2, GPLv3, Mozilla Public License version 2.0 (2012)

OSS and patents
  • The problem of 'software patents'
  • Patent infringement using OSS
  • Defense strategies: creating your own OSS patent portfolio, patent pools, indemnity, defensive publication
  • Patent license clauses in OSS license models ('patentleft', patent retaliation)

Use of OSS and risk mitigation
  • Copyright and patent clearance (pedigree effect); OSS procurement checklist
  • Preventing the viral effect
  • OSS compliance tools; handling invention disclosures
  • OSS in customer contracts and patent license agreements
  • OSS development during working/spare time

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