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Sticky Issues on Intellectual Property What is Your Liability For Hackathons?

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7/23/2013 8:05:48 PM
Sticky Issues on Intellectual Property What is Your Liability For Hackathons?
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Posted Tuesday, July 23, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson, Global Sales


Sticky Issues on Intellectual Property What is Your Liability For Hackathons?
Hackathons are great right? Get together with like minded people, pump out some code, maybe win a prize.

Maybe more, according to a thought provoking article posted on the Wired website. Written by Scott Popma and Scott Allen, the authors take an interesting take on hackathons examining potential legal challenges/liabilities, ownership rights conflicts and other considerations.

Topics they cover include indemnification, downstream risks, and conflicting agreements.

It just shows that anything that a developer puts out there or participants with could have ramifications. Check out the article.


READ MORE: http://www.wired.com/opinion/2013/07/your-friendly...




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