Forbidden knowledge: what a developer can reuse
October 13, 10:30
Based on his many years of experience assisting with software product development and acquisition projects, practical recommendations will be given to developers on what shouldn’t be done in terms of borrowing knowledge and code.
Target audience: The presentation will be of interest to IT company owners, IT product and IT project managers in Russian and multinational companies, risk managers and software product developers.
Duration of the master class: 30 min. + questions.
Partner, IP, IT and Telecommunications practice, Dentons
Georgy Pchelintsev is a partner in Dentons’ Russia IP, IT and Telecommunications practice. He focuses on preparing and supporting transactions for the creation or acquisition of software systems, databases and other intellectual property in IT, and advises on compliance with regulatory requirements applicable to IT companies and Internet projects. In this context, Georgy notably has experience advising on IT outsourcing projects; advising online shops on compliance with consumer protection laws, cash register and advertising laws; and advising Fintech projects on how to structure their operations in compliance with the national payment systems laws. Among IT outsourcing projects, Georgy’s work includes, in particular, advising Russian and foreign cloud service providers on drafting agreements governing hosting and data processing services, e.g., Service Conditions and Service-Level Agreements.
The second major area in which Georgy has acquired significant experience is advising on venture-capital investment, mergers & acquisitions, and foreign investment in the establishment of joint ventures, e.g., opening joint manufacturing ventures involving foreign capital and foreign investment in Russian IT companies.