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Wednesday, October 15 • 4:30pm - 5:20pm
The Open Invention Network Linux System Definition - Defining the Scope of Linux Patent Non-Aggression - Mirko Boehm, Endocode

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The Open Invention Network protects the Open Source ecosystem against litigation of software patents by acquiring patents and licensing them to entities. This networked, royalty-free non-aggression community can be joined by all entities and is defined by three pillars - the patents that are cross-licensed to participants, the community of licensees, and the field of use that is covered by the non-aggression pledge. Open Invention Network (OIN) focuses on protecting Linux, and the monitoring and inclusion of relevant Open Source technologies into it’s Linux System Definition is crucial to safeguarding “freedom to operate”, OIN’s central mission. The presentation will explain the nature of OIN’s non-aggression community, and introduce the Linux System Definition and the possibilities to contribute to its maintenance. The presenter is responsible for OIN's Linux System Definition.


Mirko Boehm, Endocode

CEO, Endocode
The Open Invention Network protects the open source ecosystem by acquiring patents and licensing them royalty-free to entities. Mirko Boehm is responsible for the Linux System Definition, which defines the technical scope of the patent non-aggression agreements. Mirko Boehm is the CEO of Endocode, where he specializes in consulting to and mentoring small to large businesses on complex software development endeavors, the use of open source... Read More →

Wednesday October 15, 2014 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Room 01

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