Open Source Software and the Collaborative Culture

AuthorDonna P. Suchy, Susan E. McGahan, Adriana Suringa Luedke, John Colligan
Published in Landslide® magazine, Volume 12, Number 4, a publication of the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law (ABA-IPL), ©2020 by the American Bar Association. Reproduced with permission. All rights reserved.
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Donna P. Suchy is managing IP attorney at Collins Interiors, part of United Technologies, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She specializes in all areas
of corporate IP law, teaches IP law at the University of California and University of Iowa, and is the former chair of the ABA-IPL Section. She
can be reached at Susan E. McGahan is an assistant vice president and senior legal counsel at AT&T. She handles all
IP matters for AT&T, including transactional work, assertion, licensing, patent sales, litigation, trademark enforcement, big data, and FOSS issues.
She can be reached at Adriana Suringa Luedke is associate general counsel of IP and technology law at Lockheed Martin
Corporation. She is responsible for providing legal support on a wide array of corporate IP matters, including strategic IP initiatives, corporate
acquisitions, resolution of infringement matters, and advising on data rights and other government contract issues. She can be reached at John Colligan is an attorney at McGarryBair PC in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He specializes in all areas of IP law,
including patent, trade secret, copyright, open source, and social media issues. He can be reached at
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