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

Rabin Bhattacharya
Director, Assistant General Counsel, Capital One

Rabin Bhattacharya is a director and assistant general counsel at Capital One, where he has worked for the past four years. Rabin manages all of Capital One’s patent prosecution and licensing activities, serves as Capital One’s intellectual property subject-matter expert for corporate transactions, and provides general legal advice on the adoption of new technologies for financial products. Prior to becoming an attorney, He served as a chief scientist at Philips in the Netherlands, where he both invented and oversaw the research of new solid state lighting systems. Rabin received his JD from Georgetown University, his PhD and MA in electrical engineering from Princeton University, and his BS in engineering from Harvey Mudd College.


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.