OPEN-SOURCE DEVELOPMENT PRACTICES
This course explores the intricate relationship between open-source software development and intellectual property law. The course delves into the principles, practices, and legal complexities inherent in open-source development and its implications for both individual contributors and organizations. This includes an examination of different open-source licenses, copyright, patents, trademarks, the legal risks involved in open-source development, and compliance strategies. Students will also learn about recent case studies and emerging trends.
To gain an in-depth understanding of the open-source development practices from a legal perspective.
To understand and analyze different open-source licenses and their legal implications.
To identify and manage the legal risks involved in open-source development.
To understand the role of intellectual property rights in open-source development.
To develop effective legal strategies and compliance practices for open-source development.
To stay abreast with the latest trends and case studies in open-source development.