Richard is Senior Commercial Counsel on the Products and Technologies team in Red Hat's legal department. Most of his work focuses on open source-related legal issues.

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Recent developments may strengthen the case for exploring improvements to the OSD.
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A look at how a closely-watched legal case about copyright and APIs might affect open source licensing
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Few legal topics in open source are as controversial as contributor license agreements.
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On the 11th anniversary of the GPLv3 license, learn about its lasting contributions to free and open source software.
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Take a look at some of the most important legal cases from the past year, including GitHub's revision of their Terms of Service.