Software patents present significant challenges to app developers. A successful app or breakthrough in the market is an open invitation for abusive letters, licensing claims and lawsuits. The Application Developers Alliance is standing with developers and the companies threatened by an antiquated patent system to fight back against the the harmful effects of trolls and patent abuses.
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DISCUSSION LEADERS INCLUDE:
Scott Smedresman, Associate, SorinRand LLP Anonymous Startup Founder
Moderator: Tim Sparapani, VP of Law, Policy, and Government Relations, Application Developers Alliance
Panelist: Justin Freeman, Corporate Counsel, Rackspace
Panelist: Laura Sheridan, Patent Counsel, Google
Panelist: *Anonymous Startup Founder
Panelist: Phil Thomas Di Giulio, Co-Founder, WellcomeMat.com