Maximising the Value of your Intellectual Property with Open Source

10 May 2012 05:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.

Morrison & Foerster LLP
CityPoint, One Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9AW
Duncan Robertson
+44 207 920 4023

Open source software has been widely adopted by businesses from all sectors alike. The potential for innovation and efficiencies was immediately seized. However, understanding the full implications of using open source software is only emerging.

Palamida, the leading provider of application security for open source software and Morrison & Foerster, one of the world's leading technology law firms, would like to invite you to join a discussion and networking event highlighting:

  • Current trends in open source software adoption
  • Impact of open source on IP valuation, security and M&A


The Rate and Impact of Open Source Adoption. Who, What and Why?
Mark Tolliver
CEO of Palamida, former Chief Strategy Officer of Sun Microsystems

IP Assets: How Open Source Affects the Way Businesses Protect their Technology Assets
Chris Coulter
Technology Transactions Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Lifecycle of Open Source Management at Software AG – Workflow and Business Benefits
Johannes Richard Römann
Technology Alliances Manager, Software AG

Contracting with Open Source Software Companies
Amanda Brock
General Counsel, Canonical

Panel Discussion:
Maximising the Value of your IP with Open Source

Moderated by:
Mark Tolliver, CEO Palamida
Panel Members:
Johannes Richard Römann, Technology Alliances Manager, Software AG
Kim Hartlev, CTO, Synchronica
Chris Coulter, Partner, Morrison & Foerster 
Amanda Brock, General Counsel, Canonical




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