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Saturday, October 17 • 15:30 - 17:00
Open Hardware and Design: Solutions for Licensing Rights Beyond Copyright and Open Hardware Certification

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This session will explore licensing solutions beyond copyright in the context of open hardware and design. Topics include:

  • CC + and its usefulness for expanding the utility of the CC license suite and CC0
  • extending CC licences and CC0 to ensure design rights in products such as 3D printed items are covered
  • a proposal for licensing patents alongside copyright: the Patent License Universal Grant (PLUG) license
  • certifying open hardware: accomplishments, lessons learned, and what's next


Thomas Margoni

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, School of Law - University of Stirling, UK
I teach IP at the School of Law, Stirling University in the UK and I do research in the fields of copyright, designs, patents, trademarks and other related areas, especially in Open Access and Open Science projects. OpenMinTeD (openminted.eu) is a project dedicated to Text and Data... Read More →
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Diane Peters

General Counsel, Creative Commons
I lead the legal team and legal programs at CC and a board member. Most recently, I'm co-leading the Open COVID Pledge Project at CC with Eric Steuer.
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McCoy Smith

Intellectual Property and Open Source Attorney, Intel Corporation
McCoy Smith handles all IP matters for Intel’s Data Center Group. He chaired, for over a decade, Intel’s Open Source Legal Practice Group, and is a former co-chair for the Open Source Committee for the Intellectual Property Owner’s Association (IPO). He also is on the Editorial... Read More →
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Michael Weinberg

Intellectual Property and General Counsel, Shapeways
I do lots of work around 3D printing and intellectual property and am also the Board Chair for the Open Source Hardware Association.

Saturday October 17, 2015 15:30 - 17:00 KST
Hongik Univ Art Center Lecture Room 2 (40 seats) 6 fl. Hongik University Daehakro Art Center 2, 57 Daehakro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea

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