Thursday, March 05, 2009

Lecture: "Open Source Licences and the Boundaries of Knowledge Production"

Lecture: "Open Source Licences and the Boundaries of Knowledge Production"
Michael Madison, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Place: Fauteux Hall, room 351
Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Description: What is the future of open source licensing? The presentation will use Jacbosen v. Katzer, a recent opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that analyzes an open source software license, to frame a discussion of open source issues that are conceptual, historical, and practical.

For more information. RSVP needed to techlaw@uottawa.ca or on Facebook group.

Dr. Madison appears to be a fairly enlightened lawyer who has studied and published on IP, copyright and (software) licensing issues:

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