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September 11-14, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA
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Tuesday, September 12 • 1:55pm - 2:35pm
Intellectual Property for Engineers - Noah Kantrowitz, SAP

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Intellectual property is everywhere in software, especially in open source. From licenses to copyrights, our world is one drenched in IP. This talk will cover the essentials of IP law in the US, giving both open source developers and users a working knowledge of the systems behind those big blocks of legal text. Starting from the four main branches of IP, we'll cover topics like copyrights, licenses, trademarks, CLAs, and more.

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Noah Kantrowitz

Software Engineer, SAP
Noah Kantrowitz is a web developer turned infrastructure automation enthusiast, and all around engineering rabble-rouser. By day he maintains open-source projects with SAP and by night he makes candy and stickers. He is an active member of the Chef community, and enjoys merge com... Read More →

Tuesday September 12, 2017 1:55pm - 2:35pm
Plaza III