Is Free Software really free? Regulating Open Source
Free Software, often called: Open Source, has become common practice for everyone. Yet many still fear the phenomena. That fear, often unjustified, leads to conflicts between R&D and Legal, between the acquiring and the acquired companies, and as a whole between the industry and open source advocates. We will harness the beast, learn what it takes to safely use open source code and earn some practical tips along the way.
About Dan Or-Hof
Dan Or-Hof practices law since 1998. He is admitted to the Israel Bar and the New York State Bar. He practices IT and computer law, Internet law, information privacy and data protection, media and entertainment law and communications regulation. Dan received his LLM from Tel Aviv University and University of California Berkeley (Summa Cum Laude) (2006), and his LLB from Tel Aviv University (1997). He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)
Dan is the founder and owner of Or-Hof Technologies & IP Legal Services, and an entrepreneur. Dan's legal practice focuses on maximizing his clients' interests. His work method is focused on understanding the client's business and needs, becoming an integral part of the client's team and directing results driven processes.
Dan practices law in a highly evolving information technology environment. Along common IT and Internet related transactions and compliance procedures, Dan covers the legal grounds of cloud based services, big-data services, open source software, electronic signatures, biometrics, augmented reality, online monetization, digital rights management, monitoring systems and more.