O'Reilly Open Source Convention - August 1-5, 2005 - Portland, Oregon
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Diane Peters
OSDL

Diane joined OSDL as its first general counsel in 2004 after serving as OSDL's outside counsel for more than two years. As General Counsel, Diane is responsible for all of OSDL's legal operations and affairs, including overseeing legal affairs for OSDL's operations in Japan and China. Prior to joining OSDL, Diane practiced law at Ater Wynne LLP in Portland. Before joining Ater Wynne in 2001, she worked with firms in Buenos Aires, Chicago, Dallas and Los Angeles. In her private practice, Diane advised trade associations and other tax-exempt organizations on nonprofit, corporate, and anti-trust issues, and counseled clients on software licensing issues. She also worked closely with emerging growth technology companies on corporate finance and intellectual property matters. After law school, Diane clerked for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in Chicago.

Diane holds a number of board positions, including board director for Software Freedom Law Center. She earned a B.A. in political science from Grinnell College in 1986, and a J.D. from Washington University School of Law in 1989, where she served as an executive editor of the Washington University Law Quarterly.

  Diane Peters


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