Early registration open for FSF's licensing seminar on Oct 16 in Raleigh, NC
The CLE seminar is a regular program from the FSF, where a select a group of experts and experienced instructors in the free software community provide a comprehensive overview of current affairs in GPL Enforcement and Legal Ethics. We invite legal professionals, law students, free software developers, and anyone interested in licensing and compliance topics to join. While registration is open to the public, this seminar is a special opportunity for legal professionals and law students who can potentially earn continuing legal education (CLE) credits for participating (approval pending). The program will be available shortly on the event page.
Register now for early registration prices. Regular pricing
September 16th September 26th. FSF Associate members, as always, get discounted
entry. Registration for this event closes on Friday October 4th, 2019.
Attendees of the full day seminar will learn about copyleft and other important concepts in the GNU family of licenses, best practices in the free software licensing enforcement process, ethical considerations important to any lawyer working with clients involved in free software, and other current topics in free software licensing.
We are also opening up the event for potential sponsorships; offering a unique opportunity to align with the FSF and the professional ethics considerations in free software. Sponsors will receive complimentary passes to this event, as well as additional benefits. For more information, you can contact us at email@example.com.
The sessions will be led by experts and respected leaders in the free software community, including:
Bradley Kuhn, president of the Software Freedom Conservancy and a member of the board of directors of the FSF;
Justin C. Colannino, JD, attorney at Microsoft;
Marc Jones, JD, in-house counsel and compliance engineer at CivicActions; and
FSF executive director John Sullivan will also be giving introductory and closing remarks.
Thanks in advance for helping us spread the word, and we hope to see you at the event.