EC Workshop on FRAND and Open Source

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Presentation at Nov 22nd workshop at EC workshop on FRAND and Open Source by Kolab Systems AG.

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EC Workshop on FRAND and Open Source

  1. 1. FRAND ./. OSGeorg Greve, CEOWho we areWhat we doHow we do itFRANDReconciliationContact Open Source SME perspective on FRAND Georg Greve, CEO 22. November 2012
  2. 2. Who we are Introducing Kolab Systems FRAND ./. OS Kolab Systems AGGeorg Greve, CEO European: Swedish, German, Swiss GroupWho we are More than 100 employees in groupWhat we do Established 2010 in Z¨rich, Switzerland uHow we do it Open Source / Free Software SMEFRAND Customers worldwide, Europe core marketReconciliationContact Business Model Software Subscription Service Level Agreements Development, Integration, Training, Certification Industry practice
  3. 3. What we do Kolab Groupware Solution FRAND ./. OSGeorg Greve, CEOWho we areWhat we doHow we do itFRANDReconciliationContact
  4. 4. What we do Kolab Groupware Solution FRAND ./. OSGeorg Greve, CEOWho we areWhat we doHow we do itFRANDReconciliationContact
  5. 5. How we do it Open Source Business 101 FRAND ./. OS Freedoms, rights and obligationsGeorg Greve, CEOWho we are use, study, share, improveWhat we doHow we do it ...for any purposeFRANDReconciliationContact Rules of the trade Upstream is king Tear down barriers Don’t require permission Honor the authors Enable others
  6. 6. Adding FRAND to the picture Is it reasonable to discriminate against Open Source? FRAND ./. OSGeorg Greve, CEOWho we areWhat we doHow we do itFRANDReconciliationContact
  7. 7. Reconciliation Definition of minimum requirements? FRAND ./. OSGeorg Greve, CEOWho we are FRAND Minimum RequirementsWhat we do Royalty FreeHow we do it Independent of area of useFRAND No requirement to registerReconciliationContact Irrevocable Worldwide Perpetual Necessary, not necessarily sufficient.
  8. 8. Contact Georg Greve FRAND ./. OS greve@kolabsys.comGeorg Greve, CEOWho we are Try KolabWhat we do http://kolabsys.com/tryHow we do itFRANDReconciliationContact Kolab Community http://kolab.org Kolab Systems AG http://kolabsys.com

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