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Carlo Piana

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Carlo is an IT lawyer in Milan with nearly 30 years of experience, particularly in software licensing and litigation. He is the founder of Array, a boutique law firm specialising in IT law with a strong focus on software. Carlo is also a long-time expert on Open Source software licensing and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Open Source Initiative, the California-based body that manages the Open Source Definition. He is currently working on the Open Source AI Definition in collaboration with corporations, foundations, governments and academia. Carlo is the Chairman of the Board of EuroITCounsel, the long-established network of independent European law firms specialising in IT law.


MAD24-224 Implementing an Openchain compliant policy and best practice at Linaro

  • Wednesday, 15 May 15:45 - 16:45
  • Room: Session 2 | Tenerife I

What are the advantages of integrating an Open Source and IP policy into a CI/CD system? How can the software and other IP licenses conundrum be solved and safely comply with the requirements and conditions of upstream Open Source licenses? Can I obtain a software bill of materials which I can use to comply with some of the requirements of the Cyber Resilience Act? Based on our experience providing this kind of service for the Eclipse Oniro operating system ‒ to the benefit of the adopting ODM's from the ecosystem ‒ we will provide a high-level overview of the required effort, potential timeline, potential stumbling blocks and relevant methods. .