Everything open source
May 16–17, 2016: Training & Tutorials
May 18–19, 2016: Conference
Austin, TX
Heather Meeker

Heather Meeker
Partner, O'Melveny & Myers'

Heather Meeker is a partner in O’Melveny & Myers’s Silicon Valley office, where she advises clients on technology transactions and intellectual property matters, including mergers and acquisitions. Heather’s latest book, Open Source for Business (2015), is a handbook for lawyers, engineers, and businesspersons on open source licensing in business.


5:10pm–5:50pm Wednesday, 05/18/2016
Business of OSS
Location: Meeting Room 9 A/B Level: Non-technical
Jim Jagielski (ASF), Bradley Kuhn (Software Freedom Conservancy), Heather Meeker (O'Melveny & Myers'), Rabin Bhattacharya (Capital One), Keith Bergelt (Open Invention Network), Mishi Choudhary (Software Freedom Law Center), Eben Moglen (Columbia Law School)
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A panel of experts holds an open and engaging discussion on patents and open source to uncover the complexities associated with each. The panel discusses the effect of open source software on patents, open sourcing software that already has a patent on it, what happens to other company patents if open sourced patented software is developed, and more. Come ready with questions for the panelists. Read more.