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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 11 years ago 2011-09-30 13:22:14
Added Tony Sebro to staff, add outside counsel and contractors.
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<h1>About the Software Freedom Conservancy, Inc.</h1>

<p>The Software Freedom Conservancy, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit
organization incorporated in New York.  Conservancy is managed by
its <a href="/about/board/">board of directors</a>, who appoint
its <a href="/about/officers/">officers</a> and hire
its <a href="/about/staff/">staff</a>.</p>
its <a href="/about/staff/">staff</a>.  Conservancy also get some
occasional help from <a href="/about/outside/">outside legal counsel and

<p>Conservancy strives to be as transparent as possible, and makes
  its <a href="/about/filings/">public filings available on its
  website</a>.  Bradley M. Kuhn, Conservancy's Executive
  Director, <a href="/blog/">blogs regularly</a> about Conservancy's
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<h1>Outside Counsel</h1>

<h2>Olivier Hugot - Of Counsel, France</h2>

<p>Olivier Hugot is a member of the New York (2003) and Paris (2004) Bars.
He advises and represents French and foreign companies in the areas of
Internet, luxury and creation. He assists many innovative Internet
entrepreneurs and companies, both in formalizing their projects as well as
in development during fundraising.</p>

<p>He advises clients in connection with the protection and exploitation
of their rights in compliance with the constantly evolving internet
regulations. Olivier has extensive experience in the practical and legal
problems of the internet, both with counseling and litigation.  He has
also developed a particular expertise in the legal aspects of free

<p>Olivier has presented his work at a number of conferences, particularly
pertaining to free licenses (GNU/GPL, Creative Commons) as well at Wikimania
2008, the annual international conference of the Wikimedia Foundation. Olivier
is also a masters instructor at the University of Paris I La Sorbonne and a
+member of the associations INTA and IAEL.</p>


<h2>Paul Visscher - Compliance Engineering &amp; System Administration Contract</h2>

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2005 until October 2010, when he joined Conservancy as its Executive
Director.  Kuhn holds a summa cum laude B.S. in Computer Science from
Loyola College in Maryland, and an M.S. in Computer Science from the
University of Cincinnati.  His Master's thesis discussed methods for
dynamic interoperability of Free Software languages.</p>

<h2>Tony Sebro - General Counsel</h2>

<p>Tony Sebro is a seasoned technology attorney with a broad base of
business and legal experience relating to technology, strategy, and
business development.  Before joining Conservancy, Tony was most recently
a Partner with the PCT Companies, a family of professional service firms.
Prior to that, he was Program Director, Technology &amp; Intellectual
Property at IBM's Armonk, New York world headquarters, where he was
responsible for developing and executing licensing strategies in
partnership with IBM's Software Group.  In that role, Tony led
negotiations and structured deals with market leaders in the web
technology, e-commerce, retail, enterprise software, and financial
services sectors.  Tony also led various internal strategic initiatives,
including an effort to provide business leaders of key emerging market
opportunities with coordinated intellectual property development and
monetization strategies, as well as the revamping and supervision of IBM's
corporate-wide process for determining the value and availability of
patents for sale.  Prior to his tenure at IBM, Mr. Sebro practiced law in
the New York office of Kenyon &amp; Kenyon, LLP, handling litigation and
licensing matters for clients in the medical, pharmaceutical and
mechanical technology areas.  Tony received his J.D. and his M.B.A. from
the University of Michigan.  He received his B.S. from the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology. Tony is a member of the New York bar and
registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Tony
is also an active participant in and supporter of the non-profit
community, and has served on the boards of multiple non-profit


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