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Session on “Software and the Law : A primer”

Jul 21,2015 | 12:32 pm

SFLC.in in collaboration with the International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS), is organizing a session on “Software and the law: A Primer” on July 23, 2015 from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm at Malabar Hall, Park Centre, Technopark, Trivandrum.

The session will introduce the participants to the concepts of trademarks, copyrights and patents. The session particularly deals with the issues of licensing of Free and Open Source Software and the problems with patents in software. Participants will be introduced to concepts like defensive patent pools that help to protect them from legal actions b y aggressive patent holding companies.

The sessions will be handled by Prasanth Sugathan and Biju Nair, counsels at SFLC.in.

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