This seminar, the second in Ballard Spahr’s Life Sciences/Technology Lunch and Learn Series will feature a role play scenario depicting outside and inside counsel’s discussions with an outside vendor and CUO/CTO about the use of Track and Deny Open Source Software.

This program will be of interest to executives developing or considering strategies to implement, manage, and integrate Open Source into their business. It also will be of interest to legal counsel advising on the benefits and risks of using Open Source as well as to technology managers and developers who create or modify Open Source code.


  • Open Source Software: A Definition
  • How Companies Should Use Open Source
  • The Risks of Using Open Source
  • Legal Developments Related to Open Source
  • Best Practices for Open Source


James B. MacDonald II, Partner Life Sciences/Technology
Peter Vescuso, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, Black Duck Software