May 23, 2009

Finding the Right Open-Source Savvy Lawyer

Article Source FOSSBazaar
May 23, 2009, 1:43 pm

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols over at Practical Technology writes: "Chances are you already have at least an idea of how to find a contract lawyer, a tax law specialist or a real-estate attorney. But what if your programmers are using open-source code that’s licensed under two different licenses? What if you’re concerned with how a patent might affect open-source software your company is already using? Or let’s say a company based in Utah decides that you’ve put its proprietary code into Linux, who do you turn to then? Now, what should you be looking for in a law firm?"

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