Concurrent Afternoon Track 1: Standards and Open Source
May 6, 2020 2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
Tearing Down the Wall between Open Source and Interoperability Standards – How IP Strategies for New Technologies Can Open Gateways
Moderator: Dina Kallay, Ericsson, Inc., Washington, DC
Benjamin Siders, Lewis Rice, LLC, St. Louis, MO
Michele Herman, JusTech Law, Bellevue, WA
David Marr, Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, CA
John Lyon, Thomas | Horstemeyer, LLP, Atlanta GA
Presented by: Copyright Law/Electronic and Computer Law/ /Standards and Open Source Committees
JusTech Law, PLLC | FounderMichele’s practice at JusTech Law focuses exclusively on legal and business issues affecting technology development and commercialization such as technology standards, open source software, and intellectual property transactions.
Ericsson, Inc. | Head of AntitrustA global antitrust lawyer, with unique international antitrust experience, including agency experience from both the U.S. (FTC) and E.U (DG COMP) and extensive work on Asia-Pacific competition issues.
Thomas Horstemeyer, LLP | PartnerJohn’s practice areas at Thomas | Horstemeyer include electrical/computer patent prosecution, litigation, and open source software licensing.
Qualcomm Inc. | Vice President, Legal CounselDave Marr is Vice President, Legal Counsel at Qualcomm Technologies, where he currently leads the open source practice and policy team.
Siders, Benjamin J.
Lewis Rice, LLC | MemberBenjamin J. Siders practices in intellectual property and technology licensing and compliance, with a focus on helping small businesses, entrepreneurs, and startups develop and protect their IP assets, such as patents, trademarks, and copyrights.