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Wednesday, June 9 • 16:00 - 17:00
BoF: Crypto Open Patent Alliance - Max Sills, Crypto Open Patent Alliance; Hilary Richardson & Richard Widmann, Google

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In this BoF, we have an open conversation about IP issues arising in Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies, and the role of defensive patent pools in advancing innovation.


Hilary Richardson

Open Source Attorney, Google
Hilary Richardson is an open source attorney at Google. She performs licensing due diligence for acquisitions and divestitures, reviews commercial contracts for licensing issues, and sets open source policy across the company. Hilary co-authored an open source casebook chapter about... Read More →

Richard Widmann

Google, Senior Counsel
Richard Widman is a Product Counsel at Google where he advises the business on launching new and innovative products and technologies.  Recently, Richard's work has focused on how major enterprises can engage in on/off-chain governance and collaboration with decentralized organizations... Read More →
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Max Sills

General Manager of the Crypto Open Patent Alliance, and IP Counsel at Square.

Wednesday June 9, 2021 16:00 - 17:00 CEST
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