Talks & Events

Malcolm Bain, Andrew Katz and I presented a workshop at FOSS Backstage 2018 (also the first FOSS Backstage event) in Berlin in June …

The German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology holds a workshop series on “Open Source and Smart Services”. I was …

Quartermaster was presented at the BCS Open Source Specialist Group hosted event on Yanking the Chain: Open Source Software Compliance …

The talk at the Linux Foundation Open Source Leadership Summit marked the first time we could present Quartermaster to a wider …

The Open Invention Network (OIN) protects the Open Source ecosystem against litigation of software patents. This networked, …

Posts

Today, Microsoft and Open Invention Network (OIN) announced that Microsoft has become a member of the OIN community. OIN is the largest …

In his recent post, Glyn Moody asks an important question - “Can Open Source be democratic?” He describes how Free Software …

Stuff To Read

Normen und Standards sind integraler Bestandteil der digitalen Transformation. Unternehmen und Anwender finden jedoch eine immer …

On October 14, 2016 KDE celebrated its 20th birthday. The project that started as a desktop environment for Unix systems, today is a …

TDM can be approached using different regulatory options, such as an explicit right in the national or European law, an optional …

Projects

The Interaction between Open Source Software and FRAND licensing in Standardisation

The Joint Research Center of the European Commission commission a study on The Interaction between Open Source Software and FRAND licensing in Standardisation. The study is performed by Knut Blind and me.

The FLOSSary

A glossary af Free and Open Source Software related terminology

shelldoc

Execute Unix shell commands in Markdown documentation as tests.

Teaching

Innovation Economics

I teach the course Open Source and Intellectual Property in the Digital Society at the Chair of Innovation Economics of the Technical University of Berlin. The course is open to students with an economics, computer science or engineering background. It is thought in English.

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