First European Opensource Lawyers Meeting

The EOLE meeting on the 24th september in Paris will discuss GPLv3.

It is held during the “The capital of Libre” conference.

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Programm EOLE 2008

9.00 am – 1.00 pm: GPLv3 by features

  • The process of GPL revision, by Philippe Aigrain (FR), Sopinspace — Member of the board of directors of the Software Freedom Law Center
  • The “Internationalization” of the GPLv3 wording, by Ciaran O’Riordan (UK), Freedom Task Force coördinator
  • The copyleft extent of GPLv3 – derivative works / dynamic linking / LGPL, by Javier Gonzalez (SP), Adjunct Professor – University of the Balearic Islands
  • The GPLv3 and ASP – closing the loophole with the AGPL, by Marco Ciurcina (IT), Attorney at law – Studio Legale
  • The Patent clauses of GPLv3, by Mikko Välimäki (FIN), Lecturer in law – Helsinki University of Technology
  • The GPLv3 and compatibility issues, by Philippe Laurent (BE), Researcher at the CRID/University of Namur
  • The GPLv3 and DRMs / Anti-lock down clause, by Séverine Dusollier (BE), Lecturer in Law – University of Namur et/ou Philippe Aigrain (FR), Sopinspace — Member of the board of directors of the Software Freedom Law Center
  • The GPLv3, Warranty and Liability, by Sandrine Rambaud, Cabinet Bird & Bird
  • The GPLv3 and Private Law considerations, by Grégoire Jocquel, Cabinet Gilles Vercken
  • The GPLv3 and Competetition consideration , by Carlo Piana*, Attorney at law – Tamos & Partners

2.00 pm – 6.00 pm : GPLv3 by sectors

  • The GPL from the US lawyer point of view, by Mark Radcliffe* – DLA Piper Partner
  • The GPLv3 from the service & development industry perspective, by Benjamin Jean, Lawyer – Groupe Linagora
  • The GPLv3 from the embedded software/hardware industry perspective, by David Marr (US), Assistant General Counsel Product & Technology Law, Sun
  • The GPL enforcement – GPL and compilation, by Loïc Dachary, Senior Developer, member of GNU Project, APRIL and the FSF France
  • The GPLv3 from the public administration perspective, by Thierry Aimé, French ministry of finance et Pascal VERNIORY, Responsable du service Juridique DCTI – Centre des Technologies de l’Information
  • The (L)GPLv3 from community perspective, by Sophie Gautier,


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