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<p>Participation to the event is open to all <a href="/activities/ftf/ln-rules.html#join">Legal Network members</a>. Invitations might be extended to non-members when the <a href="/activities/ftf/legal-team.html">FSFE’s Legal Team</a> deems their presence useful to the debate. If you think you might qualify, please send an e-mail to <a href=""></a>.</p>

<h2 id="llw2019">The Free Software Legal and Licensing Workshop 2019</h2>
<p>The FSFE's annual Free Software Legal and Licensing workshop (LLW) took place from 10 to 12 April, in Barcelona, Spain.</p>

<p>In 2019, ca 130 top legal experts from all over the world gathered to learn about and discuss Free Software legal and licensing issues over the course of around 30 presentations. This year's theme was "<strong>The Long Term View</strong>", a theme aimed to provoke participants and presenters to contemplate the progress that Free Software has made, and the work that still needs to be done in the way forward.

<p>Some of the topics we discussed:
<li><strong>Contributor Agreements</strong><br />

A series of discussions on how to tackle different ways to gather contributions, from both the legal and community point of view.</li>

<li><strong>Compliance tooling</strong><br />

A series of discussions about compliance and the various compliance tool projects available.</li>

<li><strong>Corporate usage of Free Software</strong><br />

Case studies on the struggles and successes of how various corporate entities manage Free Software.</li>

<li><strong>GPL compliance trolling</strong><br />

A workshop to contextualize and work on strategies to combat copyright profiteering.</li>


<h2 id="llw2018">The Free Software Legal and Licensing Workshop 2018</h2>
<p>The FSFE's annual Free Software Legal and Licensing workshop (LLW) took place from 18 to 20 April, in Barcelona, Spain.</p>