Put open source to work
July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR
Van Lindberg

Van Lindberg
Member, Python Software Foundation

Website | @VanL

Van Lindberg is an open source and intellectual property lawyer based out of San Antonio. Van’s professional work focuses on the intersection of technology and law, with particular expertise in the area of open source. Over his career, he has helped businesses with everything from open source compliance to business strategy and represents companies in high-stakes IP litigation and inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Van has represented companies on Capitol Hill, before Congress, and in industry associations; has led teams through successful mergers and acquisitions and restructurings; and has organized employee agreements to create greater employee satisfaction and promote higher compliance with internal policies.

Van is a regular speaker on everything from community dynamics to graph theory and has testified in Congressional proceedings as an expert on both copyright and encryption policy. In 2012, he was named one of “America’s top 12 techiest attorneys” by the American Bar Association Journal. He is the author of Intellectual Property and Open Source.


4:15pm4:55pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Artificial intelligence
Location: Portland 251
Level: Intermediate
Van Lindberg (Python Software Foundation)
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What happens when we apply the latest neural network-based analysis to the nine million patents and patent applications that people have submitted to the USPTO? We don't just learn new things about what people have invented. As Van Lindberg explains, we might also be able to get the computer to do a little "inventing" itself. Read more.