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The Law collection is an archive of articles covering open source and legal topics.

Oracle v. Google: What it means for software developers

The outcome of Oracle v. Google is a positive result for the software industry and the developer...
Why you should understand the terms for license compliance

A recent court case illustrates the importance of reading and understanding technical terms used in...
NY bill would provide tax credit for open source contributors

The bill would provide a tax credit of 20% of "expenses associated with the development of open...
open source licensing

Judges and lawyers need to understand what open source software is: not just software made...
potato sack race, open source adoption

Mark Radcliffe shares his 10 picks for the top legal developments in free and open source software...

While reviewing the most-read articles on legal topics in open source on Opensource.com this year,...

Maru Rabinovitch explains why law schools should include thorough open source license and patent...

The first instance of a court in Germany (and perhaps anywhere) addressing GPLv3 occurred in a...