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

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


Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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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.