Open (Source) for Business: A Practical Guide to Open Source Software Licensing — Second Edition

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Open (Source) for Business: A Practical Guide to Open Source Software  Licensing -- Second Edition Author Heather Meeker
ISBN-10 1544737645
ISBN-13 9781544737645
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 284
Language English
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Heather Meekers Open Source for Business is a practical readable guide to help businesspeople engineers and lawyers understand open source software licensing Based on the authors twenty years as an attorney working at the crossroads of intellectual property and technology this guide explains the legal and technical principles behind open source licensing so you can make the right decisions for your business It offers tips on using open source contributing to open source projects and releasing your own open source software You ll also get access to quick reference tables on the major open source licenses plus forms and checklists you can use to promote compliance In this book you will learn Why open source is not a virus What the GPL is and how to handle it When and how to conduct open source audits What a user friendly open source policy looks like How to avoid and respond to open source enforcement claims How to use open source to fight patent infringement claims How to manage trademarks for open source products

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