2010 Mississippi Software Institute, Copyright Issues for Computer Programs and Web Sites



Tuesday, February 16, 2010
4:00 PM-11:30 PM

At the Jackson Convention Complex
105 East Pascagoula Street
Jackson, MS 39201-3902

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership, the Mississippi Technology Alliance and the Jackson Chamber of Commerce presented at the 2010 Mississippi Software Institute at the Jackson Convention Complex. This informative program was ideal for entrepreneurs, in house counsel, managers and IT specialists.

Topics covered included:
What Is a Patent, Trade Secret, and Copyright Frank Caprio
Copyright Law Applicable to Software Linda Friedman
Software Patents Joe Bird
Trade Secret Law Applicable to Software Kate Margolis
Software Licensing Audits Mike Denniston
Software Litigation Paul Sykes
E-Discovery Jason Fortenberry
Panel Discussion: IT License Agreements James Childs, Nathan Johnson, and Chris Sloan
Insurance Relating to Software David Pharr
Open Source Stephen Hall
Top 10 Issues for Software Companies James Childs and Chris Sloan