Andrew Katz confirmed as a speaker at ORConf 2019
Andrew Katz, Moorcrofts CEO and Head of Technology has been confirmed as a speaker at ORConf 2019, taking place in beautiful Bordeaux, France over the final weekend of September, 27th to 29th, 2019.
About ORConf 2019
ORConf, organised by the Free and Open Source Silicon (FOSSi) Foundation, is an annual conference for open source digital, semiconductor and embedded systems designers and users. Each year attendees are treated to an ever-impressive array of presentations from all corners of the open source hardware space.
Andrew’s ORConf 2019 Presentation
At ORConf 2019, Andrew will be presenting the latest updates in open source hardware licensing, including CERN OHL v2 and the future governance of Solderpad.
Other speakers, include the likes of: Jörg Mische, Jamie Hanlon, Dan Gisselquist, Jose E. Marchesi, Staf Verhaegen.
About Andrew Katz
Andrew Katz is a British and Irish lawyer and CEO of Moorcrofts LLP, a boutique corporate and technology law firm in Thames Valley, where he heads the technology department.
Prior to his legal career, Andrew Katz was a software developer and has released software under the GPL. At Moorcrofts, he advises individuals, corporations, foundations and public sector organisations on the law concerning free and open source software and is increasingly becoming involved with open hardware and open content. He is a visiting researcher at the University of Skövde, Sweden and a founder editor of the Free and Open Source Software Law Review. He has drafted the Solderpad Open Hardware licence, and he also sits on the core drafting team of the CERN Open Hardware Licence.