GTC Welcomed as Latest Official Partner of The OpenChain Project

The OpenChain Project recently welcomed GTC Law Group PC & Affiliates as their latest official partner, bolstering their position in both the North American and global market. GTC partnering with the OpenChain Project marks another milestone in building out global support for user companies adopting OpenChain’s industry standard for open source compliance. “The OpenChain standard has the potential to both bring much-needed clarity to open source compliance programs and to reduce duplication of efforts in compliance programs and during M&A and investment transactions”, says GTC’s Leon Schwartz. “We look forward to continuing and growing our relationship with OpenChain and helping […]

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GTC Law Group & Affiliates’ Tony Decicco, Shareholder, & Leon Schwartz, Associate, presented a Webinar with Black Duck

GTC Law Group & Affiliates’ Tony Decicco, Shareholder, & Leon Schwartz, Associate, presented a Webinar with Black Duck in November, 2019. The webinar, titled “You’ve Got Your Open Source Audit Report-Now What?”, covered: • How to select and prepare a code base for review • How to get the most out of a code review/audit • How to effectively implement a third-party software policy and review process

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GTC Presents at NECCA

On November 13, 2019, GTC Shareholders Rick Olin and Tom Hemnes presented to over 60 members of the New England Corporate Counsel Association (“NECCA”) on contract drafting. Their discussion covered both basic and advanced topics, including recent developments in the areas of risk mitigation, “super caps” on liability, and the impact of GDPR, CCPA and other privacy legislation on contractual relationships. Copies of their presentation materials can be found here: NECCA Slide Deck – ROlin – 11 13 19 (v 11 08 19)      

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GTC Law Group & Affiliates’ Tony Decicco, Shareholder, & Leon Schwartz, Associate, presented at Black Duck Flight 2019

GTC Law Group & Affiliates’ Tony Decicco, Shareholder, & Leon Schwartz, Associate, presented at Black Duck Flight 2019 on September 19, 2019. The presentation, titled “So You’ve Got Your Open Source Audit Report, Now What?”, covered: • How to effectively identify and manage compliance and security risks associated with open source software • Next steps once you have composition of the code

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GTC Law Group & Affiliates’ Tony Decicco, Shareholder, & Leon Schwartz, Associate, presented at Black Duck Flight 2019

GTC Law Group & Affiliates’ Tony Decicco, Shareholder, & Leon Schwartz, Associate, presented at Black Duck Flight 2019 on September 18, 2019. The presentation, titled “Stump the Lawyers: Q&A/Discussion of Open Source Licenses for Developers”, covered: • How to decode the legalese and details on open source licensing • Opportunity to share ideas, best practices and key success factors as it relates to open source licenses

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GTC Law Group & Affiliates’ Tony Decicco Presented a Webinar with Black Duck

GTC Law Group & Affiliates’ Tony Decicco, Shareholder, presented a webinar with Black Duck Software on August 15, 2019. The webinar, titled “What You Need to Know About Source Licensing,” offered practical advice to help to mitigate risk associated with open source and highlighted: • The history and risk of open source software • Intellectual property law for software licensing • The most popular licenses and their obligations

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GTC Law Group & Affiliates’ Tony Decicco Presented a Webinar with Black Duck

GTC Law Group & Affiliates’ Tony Decicco, Shareholder, presented a webinar with Black Duck Software on May 22, 2019. The webinar, titled “Growth of Web Services & APIs and the Risks in M&A,” highlighted the most significant risks associated with web services and how they can affect an M&A transaction, which covered: • Typical terms of service and common pitfalls • Legal compliance, data privacy, security and business risks that come with web services • Real-world examples of these risks • How a buyer can get a better understanding of these risks in a target’s codebase or a seller can […]

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GTC Law Group hosted International Trademark Association (INTA) Reception

GTC Law Group hosted a cocktail reception at the Barking Crab on May 21st during INTA’s annual meeting in Boston. INTA’s annual meeting is the trademark community’s premier event for networking, continuing legal education and client meetings. GTC Law Group’s reception was an opportunity for over 70 trademark professionals to network and meet other professionals with common interest in trademark law.

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