An introduction to the basics of trademark law, along with best practices recommendations.
This session will provide the very basics of trademark law along with recommendation for best and minimum practices. Common misconceptions about trademark law will be debunked and community interests in trademarks will be contrasted with corporate ones.
Bradley M. Kuhn will deliver a talk entitled Demystifying GPL Enforcement: Using the Law To Uphold Copyleft at the Eighth Annual Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE 8x) in February 2010.
Talk Description: The GPL enforcement process remains opaque to most FLOSS developers and users. This talk will explain how GPL enforcement works, what users and companies should do to comply, and what developers should do to help their users comply.
On Friday February 5th, Eben Moglen will give a talk about Privacy and the Cloud at a meeting of the Internet Society, New York chapter. The event will take place from 7:00-9:00pm in room 109 of NYU’s Warren Weaver Hall, located on the South East corner of West 4th Street and Mercer Street.
The European OpenSource & Free Software Law Event (EOLE) is an event that aims to promote the sharing and dissemination of legal knowledge on Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) licences, as well as the development and promotion of good practices in the field. Karen Sandler will close the morning session with a discussion of current legal issues in the United States.
Organized by the Practising Law Institute (PLI), the session entitled “Critical Issues and the Future of Open Source and Free Software” will be given by Karen Sandler and Mark Webbink. It is an approved transitional program for purposes of CLE requirements.
Bradley M. Kuhn will deliver the morning keynote at the 2009 Ontario Linux Fest. The keynote is entitled GPLv3: Better Copyleft for Developers and Users.