Session Information

Protect Your Code: Key Legal Considerations for the Software Developer

Software is intellectual property. In this presentation, Daliah Saper will cover: - Key provisions in a software licensing agreement - The different protections afforded by trademark and copyright law - Open source licensing benefits and pitfalls - Issues related to outsourcing to 1099 contractors About the Presenter Daliah Saper has handled many high profile cases (including one she argued before the Illinois Supreme Court) and is regularly interviewed on national tv, radio, and in several print publications including Fox News, CNBC, ABC News, and The New York Times. She has served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois College of Law teaching an Internet Law course and for the past 4 years, Loyola University Chicago School of Law teaching an Entertainment law course. As a litigator she handles cases involving trademark and copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, online defamation, and commercial disputes. As a transactional lawyer she helps clients choose the right business entity, drafts bylaws and operating agreements, negotiates contracts and software licenses, and provides comprehensive trademark and copyright counseling.

100 - Beginner
Room 032