September 27-30, 2021
Seattle, Washington, USA + Virtual
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Wednesday, September 29 • 1:45pm - 2:35pm
(IN-PERSON) Trademarks and Open Source - Daniel Scales, The Linux Foundation

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Trademarks play an important role in growing open source projects and their developer and user communities. In this session, Daniel Scales will cover some basic trademark concepts from the perspective of an open source project, some common pain points and ways to avoid them, and some best practices. He will also discuss how others in a project's community can work to both strengthen the project and its trademarks and build value for their own organization.

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Daniel Scales

Chief Brand Counsel, The Linux Foundation
Daniel Scales is Chief Brand Counsel for The Linux Foundation. He has worked with The Linux Foundation and its projects on trademark matters for over 10 years, previously at the Boston law firm Choate, Hall & Stewart. Daniel also worked as IP Counsel at Avid Technology, where, in... Read More →

Wednesday September 29, 2021 1:45pm - 2:35pm PDT
Room 501
  Project Highlights, Trademarks