Global adoption of Linux and other open source technologies is an irreversible trend. For the last 15 years, they have transformed almost every industry. By sharing innovation, Linux and open source capabilities have soared, application interoperability is unprecedented, connectivity is virtually everywhere, while business and consumer productivity are at all-time highs. By blocking patent aggression in open source, OIN has enabled safer investments in product development and helped to enable these innovations.


Hirotake Konda - GM, IP Management Division & Department Manager, NEC // Jackson Chen - Senior Associate General Counsel, NCAM