March 6, 2008

Red Hat Expands Legal Firepower

Author: JT Smith

It's a sign of the times when a Linux vendor issues an announcement about the hiring of legal talent.

Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) today announced that it had hired Rob Tiller as vice president and assistant general counsel, and Richard Fontana, as open source licensing and patent counsel.

The hires could be a sign that the Linux vendor is gearing up for intellectual-property challenges ahead.



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