Patents, Legal Collaboration and our Legal Summit

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http://www.linuxfoundation.org –   Unfortunately legal issues, specially patents lawsuits, are much in the news. From Yahoo suing Facebook to the ongoing battles surrounding Apple and other mobile device providers, my RSS and social media feeds seem to have more and more articles about legal issues everyday. Wired published a great article today from an ex-Yahoo developer on how his work was weaponized for a patent war. http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2012/03/opinion-baio-yahoo-patent-lie/ He writes: "I thought I was giving them a shield, but turns out I gave them a missile with my name permanently engraved on it.&q (General)