Heather Meeker is a partner in O’Melveny & Myers’ Silicon Valley office. She advises clients on technology transactions and intellectual property matters. She is an internationally-known specialist in open source software licensing. She received the prestigious IP Vanguard Award for private practice from the Intellectual Property Section of the California state bar for 2016. In 2012, Best Lawyers named her its “San Francisco Information Technology Law Lawyer of the Year.” The Daily Journal named Meeker to its “Top 100 Women Lawyers in California” in 2013, and has named her twice to its “25 Top IP Portfolio Managers (Licensing) In California.” Her latest book, Open Source for Business, is a definitive handbook for lawyers, engineers, and businesspersons on open source licensing in business.