Collaboration Among Counsel Celebrating the Formation of a Community of Lawyers for the Advancement of Understanding of Free and Open Source Licensing and Business Models

Karen Faulds Copenhaver,


How do we advance the development of sound legal constructs for FOSS without waiting for the results of litigation?  Through the same sorts of collaborative development models that brought us open source software.  But, because there are legitimate concerns that cause lawyers to hesitate before jumping in to a discussion thread, the development of private places for conversations among lawyers is a positive development that will result in benefits for the entire community.


Lawyers, Ethics, FOSSBazaar, FUD, Patents, Copyrights, GPL, derivative work, intellectual property, compliance, jurisdictions

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