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  • The Consequences of Violating Open Source Licenses

    The Consequences of Violating Open Source Licenses

    “These days a developer will do a Google search, find five open-source products that fit his[/her] need and the next thing you know one of them is in a product.” – Phil Robb. Because open...

  • Oracle v. Google – or How a File Cabinet beat Harry Potter

    The Oracle v. Google case, currently on appeal before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, will decide whether APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) are copyrightable subject matter under section 102(a) and 102(b) of the...

  • Platform 2.0

    Recent changes in the Terms of Use for Application Programming Interfaces (“APIs”) highlight the ways law and technology can work together to promote business innovation. While in the past web platforms have been relatively care free about how...