Ciaran [ and anyone else who might be interested ],
Here is the recording of those talks, not the best quality and the first minute
or so of the OSS one in missing.
Current Issues in Patenting Software:
Open Source Software - What you need to know?:
I will leave them up for a few days if you want to grab them,
Quoting Ciaran O'Riordan <ciaran at member.fsf.org>:
>> To anyone here who's going to this evening's event on legal issues in free
> software, if they could record the event (particularly the presentation
> about software patents), that would be great.
>> I usually use my digital camera to record talks, and then just rip the audio
> out of the video.
>> > Key Legal Issues in the Technology Sector
> > Tuesday, 26th May 2009 6pm
> > Venue: Innovation Works, Kerry Technology Park, Tralee
> > A seminar on dealing with latest legal developments in the technology
> > sector
> > from leading specialists.
> > If you are interested in attending please contact JB Healy Crowley
> > Solicitors,
> > Killorglin, Co Kerry on 066 9761116 or email agannon at jbhc.ie
> > AGENDA
> > 6.00 pm Registration/Tea and Coffee
> > 6.05pm Open Source Software â What you need to know?
> > Open source software is widely used in many aspects of software
> > development.
> > Using examples from recorded cases and practice, this lecture will provide
> > insights into legal issues concerning open source software and deals with
> > topics such as:-
> > â¢ What is best practice concerning the use of open source software?
> > â¢ What are the restrictions on use of software which incorporates
> > source
> > software?
> > â¢ Who enforces rights associated with open source software?
> > â¢ Where now for open source software?
> > Presented by Colm Kelly, JB Healy Crowley Solicitors
> > 6.25 pm Current Issues in Patenting Software
> > Patenting software presents specific challenges depending on the nature of
> > the
> > software and the intended market. In this talk a leading patent attorney,
> > will
> > discuss the best ways to protect your innovation through the patent system
> > with
> > references to the US and European markets
> > Presented by Barry Moore, Hanna Moore and Curley, European Patent and
> > Trade Mark
> > Attorneys
> > 6.50pm
> > Questions/Discussion
> > About your speakers
> > COLM KELLY
> > Colm Kelly is a partner in the firm of JB Healy Crowley solicitors and has
> > over
> > ten years experience in providing advice on technology law. He has acted
> > for
> > both investors and technology companies in connection with venture capital
> > investments as well as having negotiated all forms of technology
> > contracts. He
> > trained as a solicitor with a leading commercial law firm, where he
> > subsequently worked as a qualified solicitor for several years. He joined
> > JB
> > Healy Crowley Solicitors, Killorglin, as a partner in 2007 having worked
> > for
> > the previous three years as in-house counsel to Kerry based financial
> > services
> > firm, FEXCO. He holds a masters degree (NUI) in copyright law (on the
> > topic of
> > performersâ rights) and is the co-author of the annotations to the Irish
> > copyright legislation and sole author of a similar publication on
> > Irelandâs
> > industrial designs legislation. He currently lectures at the Cork Law
> > School
> > on intellectual property and IT law.
> > BARRY MOORE
> > Barry Moore is a patent attorney with Hanna, Moore & Curley whose main
> > areas of
> > expertise are in the practice of high technology, software and medical
> > devices.
> > Having worked for a campus company and as a research scientist prior to
> > becoming a patent attorney, Barry is a Chartered Physicist. He has
> > partaken in
> > strategy groups advising the Irish Government on Research, Development and
> > Innovation, and sat on the Irish Government Task Force advising on
> > nanotechnology. He also represented the Irish Software Association in
> > advising
> > European Members of Parliament on the EU Software Patent Directives. He is
> > a
> > named inventor on US 6028663 and specialises in patents relating to
> > electronics, semiconductors, MEMS structures, optics, software and
> > communications systems and is also active in obtaining protection for
> > consumer
> > appliances.
> CiarÃ¡n O'Riordan, +32 487 64 17 54, http://ciaran.compsoc.com/>> Software patents wiki: http://en.swpat.org/> End Software Patents: http://www.EndSoftwarePatents.org/>> Donate: http://endsoftwarepatents.org/donate> List: http://campaigns.fsf.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/esp-action-alert> --
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