Intellectual Property Fundamentals for the Technologist

Track: Patterns & Design

Technologists need to be aware of the basics of intellectual property law and the broad effects it has on decisions you make every day. Become familiar with key principles so that you can make better informed decisions for your software development team.

Jeff Strauss

Jeff is both a software consultant and an attorney. With his unique experiences that combine technology and law, he maintains a passion for solving problems with inspired solutions, improving life through technology. A dedicated member of the developer community, Jeff travels internationally to speak on both technical and business-oriented topics. He is co-owner of Arana Software and a Microsoft MVP, was a lead organizer of Dev Up Conference for seven years, and now enjoys serving on the board of directors for the Kansas City Developer Conference.