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90-minute live streaming program
  • August 15
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Open Source Software: Legal Risks and Security Vulnerabilities

August 15

Gain a better understanding of legal and security issues with open source software.

Many business use open source software regularly. This program will address the critical issues that companies face with respect to the use of open source software in business including intellectual property and licensing issues, as well as issues that may arise as part of a sale of the business or intellectual property assets. In this program we will explore open source licensing models and what issues commonly arise with open source licensing, paying particular attention to how to handle copyright and other provisions of open source licenses. This program will also consider key compliance issues with respect to the use of open source software in business and how companies can develop and implement a strategy for protecting the company against risks associated with the use of open source software in business. We will discuss open source issues using real world examples and provide extensive guidance with respect to how to handle and use open source software.

Learning Objectives

- You will be able to define what an open source license is and how to evaluate open source licenses.

- You will be able to describe the complexities with respect to compliance with open source software licenses.

- You will be able to identify key issues when using open source software in business and the challenges that companies face with using open source software.

- You will be able to recognize the risks associated with the use of open source software and be able to advise the company with respect how to take advantage of open source software.

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Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

What Is Open Source Software and Why Is It Important to Businesses

A Summary of Open Source Licenses

Guidance on How to Evaluate and Analyze Open Source Licenses

Open Source License Enforcement

Techniques for Handling Open Source Software

Best Practices for Open Source Compliance

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Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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  • AL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.5 hours credit.
     
  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CO CLE 2.0
     
  • This program may qualify for 2.0 credit hours through the Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education through reciprocity. This course is accredited in other jurisdictions such as New Jersey. To receive CLE credit for this program, a home study affidavit must be submitted to the Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education.
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.5 CLE credit(s).
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.5 hours of CLE credit under M. Bar R. 12.
     
  • MS CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours.
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education for a total of 1.5 CLE credits.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.5
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 90 Minutes.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • PA CLE 1.5
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • TN CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of Law & Legal Procedure credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.8 MCLE hours.
     
  • CPE 1.8 including Information Technology 1.8
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Information Technology for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of business financials. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Specialized Knowledge and Applications for 1.5 hours.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for business owners and managers, presidents, vice presidents, directors, office managers, purchasing professionals, supervisors, accountants and attorneys.

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Why Lorman?

Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Matthew A. Karlyn

Matthew A. Karlyn

Foley & Lardner LLP

  • Partner in Foley & Lardner LLP’s Boston office
  • Practice focuses on transactions relating to outsourcing and information technology, including IT outsourcing, business process outsourcing, facilities management outsourcing, print services, application development, data center leasing, development and managed services, technology licensing, all aspects of cloud computing transactions, systems integration, privacy, security and information management issues, co-location and software development
  • Licensing attorney with 20 years of technology, patent, and life science licensing experience
  • Co-chair of Foley’s Technology Industry Team focusing on all types of technology transactions
  • Co-author of A Guide to IT Contracting: Checklists, Tools and Techniques
  • Served as a CIO-100 Judge, as a member of the Corporate Law Advisory Board, Strafford Publications and Seminars, as chair of the New England Chapter of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), as a co-chair of the Legal Process Outsourcing Chapter of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) and as a co-chair of the Boston Bar Association's Intellectual Property Section's Computer & Internet Law Committee
  • Has served as a member of the board of directors of the Information Technology Law Association, the ITECH Law Annual Meeting & World Conference Planning Committee, and is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professional
  • M.B.A. degree in economics and strategic management, The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business; J.D. degree, Temple University; B.A. degree in political science and East Asian studies, cum laude, Union College
  • Can be contacted at 617-502-3239 or mkarlyn@foley.com
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Product ID: 401781
Published 2018
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