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Monday, April 15 • 3:40pm - 6:00pm
Intellectual Property Rights Interactive Workshop

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Legal: Discussion around legal topics for companies contributing to or consuming the OpenStack software


Speakers
avatar for Keith Bergelt

Keith Bergelt

CEO, Open Invention Network
Keith Bergelt is the chief executive officer of Open Invention Network (OIN), the collaborative enterprise that enables innovation in open source and an increasingly vibrant ecosystem around Linux. In this capacity he is directly responsible for enabling, influencing and defending the integrity of the Linux ecosystem. Central to the achievement of his goals is the acquisition and transfer of patent rights designed to permit members of the Linux... Read More →
avatar for Eileen Evans

Eileen Evans

Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Open Source Strategy and Intellectual Property Hewlett-Packard Company, Hewlett-Packard Company
Eileen Evans is the vice president and associate general counsel of Open Source Strategy and Intellectual Property at HP. In her role, Evans is responsible for leading open source strategy as well as related intellectual property and program management. She also leads legal support and helps to drive the open source business strategy for HP Cloud Services. Currently, Evans is representing HP on the proposed OpenStack Foundation Board, serves on... Read More →
avatar for Richard Fontana

Richard Fontana

Red Hat
Richard Fontana is Senior Commercial Counsel at Red Hat. He is Red Hat's lead attorney for open source, engineering and software development matters.
avatar for Alice King

Alice King

Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Rackspace
Alice King is Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Rackspace US, Inc. where she manages supplier contracting and works on intellectual property matters.  Prior to joining Rackspace in 2009 Ms. King was in private practice, representing  various technology and telecommunications companies.
avatar for Van Lindberg

Van Lindberg

VP & Associate General Counsel, Rackspace
I've worked professionally as an engineer, as a lawyer, and as an executive. Right now I have a dual legal/technical role at Rackspace, and have worked out of both legal and the Office of the CTO. Day-to-day, I lead Rackspace's Intellectual Property program, I lobby for patent reform, and I run Rackspace's technical leadership corps. In the community, I am chairman of the Python Software Foundation and an OpenStack board member.
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Nissa Strottman

Associate General Counsel, Cloud Computing and Open Source, HP
HP
avatar for Duane Valz

Duane Valz

Patents & Patent Strategy Google Inc.
Duane has counseled a wide variety of emerging growth, public and privately held companies on intellectual property and technology matters.  Prior to joining Google in 2011, Duane worked at Chadbourne & Parke LLP, where his practice focused on patent portfolio development, IP strategy and complex technology transactions for clients in the clean technology, information technology and digital media sectors. Duane’s experience... Read More →


Monday April 15, 2013 3:40pm - 6:00pm
A106 (Portland Convention Center) 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Portland, OR 97232

Attendees (50)