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ET SIG: Intellectual Property Protection

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  • Please note location change this month. See below.
     

    Presenter

    Florian Pestoni, Software Engineer, IBM Almaden


     

    Presentation Overview

    With the advent of consumer grade digital technology, content such as music and movies is no longer bound to the physical media that carries it. This presents new challenges to content owners, who want to protect their intellectual property while at the same time extracting economic benefit from it. On the other hand, consumers want ease of use and convenience.

    In this talk, I will describe some of the existing and proposed solutions, which represent different trade-offs between the needs of the parties involved. While technology such as cryptography plays an important role in this space, a complete solution usually relies on legal and policy aspects; I will touch upon some of these issues to give you a complete picture of this very complex space.


     

    About the Presenter

    Florian Pestoni is a software engineer at IBM Almaden Research Center. His research interests include technical and business aspects of digital media distribution. He represents IBM in several standards activities. Pestoni received an MS in electrical engineering from the University of Buenos Aires and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. Contact him at fpestoni@almaden.ibm.com.

    PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE - THIS MONTH ONLY.
     

    Event Logistics

    Location

    SAP
    3475 Deer Creek Road
    Palo Alto, CA 94304

    Agenda

    7:00pm registration/networking/refreshments/pizza
    7:20-9:00pm presentation
     

    Cost

    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members
    No charge for SDForum members
    Free to TiE members during the months of Nov/Dec.
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    No registration required

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