conducting a sane and efficient GPLv3, LGPLv3 Review

Alexander Terekhov alexander.terekhov at
Thu Aug 2 10:39:55 UTC 2007

On 8/2/07, Smith, McCoy <mccoy.smith at> wrote:
> Someone previously did a pointer to this article, which might be
> considered a relevant citation:
> It's pretty detailed but seems to at least tangentially discuss the
> issue (with lots of case cites).

In addition, Zak might want to visit the following links
(Moot Court Statements of Fact)
(Omega Plaintiff's Brief)
(Alpha Defendant's Brief)
(Hearing and Q&A)

The Scope of "Derivative Works" as Applied to Software: David Bender of White
& Case LLP and author of Computer Law and Ieuan Mahony of Holland & Knight
LLP will argue the proper scope of "derivative work" under U.S. copyright law
when applied to software, before a panel of distinguished federal appellate

* HONORABLE WILLIAM C. BRYSON, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
* HONORABLE HALDANE ROBERT MAYER, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
* HONORABLE MARGARET MCKEOWN, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

There were a whole bunch of remarkable remarks from judges.

Like "what is a license if not a contract", "the real word issue" of
preemption, "intent" is not really helpful, etc. etc.



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