Open-source software is finding its way into a lot of companies' programming departments -- and their lawyers' offices -- with licensing requirements creating new concerns, and new work, for attorneys who serve the tech industry. One of the new legal services is insurance against open-source liability. But insurance isn't a one-size-fits-all solution, says Pillsbury Winthrop partner James Gatto. "It's another arrow in the quiver."
Open-Source Software: Open to Liability
November 15, 2005