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Managing Risks Associated with Using Open Source Software: A Conversation for Developers

Billie Audia
Thursday, April 2, 2009 @12N-1:30PM
Location: Rockefeller Center, 1930's Classroom

You are cordially invited to a discussion regarding Open Source licenses as they pertain to software developers working in academia. 

Opensource Discussion:

  • Overview of Open Source software
  • Benefits & risks of using Open Source software
  • Internal development projects
  • External development projects (e.g., US government sponsored)
  • licensing-in software products created w/Open source
  • Overview of common Open Source software licenses (GPL, BSD), release requirements
  • Litigation examples
  • Practical tips for mitigating risks associated with using Open Source software


Billie Audia is a technology lawyer with 15+ years experience advising Fortune 500s and emerging companies.  As Associate General Counsel for 3Com and Openwave, she was based in London and managed all legal matters across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. As a San Francisco-based corporate lawyer for Gap Inc, she advised executives on complex commercial transactions, including a global outsourcing deal with IBM valued at over one billion US dollars.  Billie founded the Zermatt Legal Group in 2007 and advises technology companies on strategic IP and commercial matters. She is also a lecturer at Tuck Business School and Suffolk Law School and a member of the Okemo Ski Patrol.


Presentation Slides [PDF]

Last Updated: 4/3/09