Panel – Unlocking Opportunity & Managing Risk in Open Source Contribution December 2021

To realize the full benefit of open source software, financial institutions need to move beyond managing their use of open source and enable their developers to contribute back to the projects they depend on. But contribution comes with a new set of challenges and questions: How do you evaluate contributions for the presence of potentially valuable IP? What kinds of controls and reviews are necessary to prevent disclosure of private and sensitive data? What open source license obligations do contributions trigger? In this panel discussion, three experienced open source IP attorneys answer these and other common questions that large companies have about contributing to open source projects. 

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