June 3, 2008 / Published Work

Due Diligence In Use Of Open Source Software - Benefits and Pitfalls

Bloomberg Corporate Law Journal

Do you know what open source software is? Does your company run open source software on its servers? Do your proprietary software products incorporate open source code? Are you distributing open source code in accordance with open source licensing agreements? Do you know what the terms and obligations of those agreements are? These questions and more must be answered before prudent companies can feel secure in their technology infrastructures or software development, distribution, and licensing strategies.