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IP Basics  

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2:45 PM Sunday
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This session will orient you in the complex world of intellectual property. You'll learn about copyright, trademarks, trade secrets, and patents, and how they apply to software. We'll also touch on open source licensing and patent trolls. You'll learn what that funny ® symbol means, and how KFC keeps Col. Sanders' famous fried chicken recipe a trade secret. Especially useful for founders, this talk was born from feedback from last year's Code Camp session, "Don't Screw Up Your Licensing".

The Speaker(s)


Ansel Halliburton

Ansel Halliburton is a startup and technology lawyer. Ansel has experience starting companies, advising startups on tricky legal issues, and litigating intellectual property and business disputes. He's also a programmer (since age 10), and helped build a database of all US patent litigation.
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