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April 29, 2019 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Central European Summer Time

Boehmert & Boehmert, Pettenkoferstrasse 22, 80336 Munich

Members: There is no fee to attend. Open to in-house counsels only.

Overview (Program Summary)

Please join us to hear an overview of how companies should adapt to the increasing use of open source software and what opportunities but also risks this holds, especially with regard to internal company processes. 

The programme will include three practical presentations:  

Open Source – used a lot, but little known? An overview of the (copyright) legal meanings and effects of the use of open source software (in English)

Prof. Dr. Christian Czychowski  Attorney at Law (Germany) and  Certified IT, Copyright and Media Lawyer

What is technically behind Open Source and what programming limits should one know as well as what needs to be considered with regard to patents? (in English)

Dr. Jakob Valvoda Patent Attorney and Computer Science Graduate 

Open Source Compliance – How can I ensure in my business processes that my programmers comply with open source legislation and that my proprietary computer program is not “infected”? (in German)

Dr. Oliver Block  Patent Attorney, Bundesdruckerei GmbH


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