Deb Nicholson

Deb Nicholson
Director, Community Operations, Software Freedom Conservancy

Website | @baconandcoconut

Deb Nicholson works at the intersection of technology and social
justice. She has been a free speech advocate, economic justice organizer
and civil liberties defender. After working in Massachusetts politics
for fifteen years, she became involved in the free software movement.
She is the Community Outreach Director at the Open Invention Network and
the Community Manager at Media Goblin. She also serves on the board at
Open Hatch, a non-profit dedicated to providing tools and education for
potential new free software contributors. She lives in Cambridge,


Location: E145 Level: Novice
Mishi Choudhary (Software Freedom Law Center), Deb Nicholson (Software Freedom Conservancy), Justin Colannino (Ropes & Gray LLP)
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The intense commercial competition between technology companies is driving large volumes of complex and often multi-jurisdictional patent litigation. With the de facto possibility of patenting software related ideas in various countries, free and open source software developers must understand the patent risks inherent in the development and distribution of their software. Read more.


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