Pamela S. Chestek is the principal of Chestek Legal in Raleigh, North Carolina. She counsels creative communities on brand, marketing and copyright matters. Prior to returning to private practice, Pam held in-house positions at footwear, apparel, and high technology companies. She is currently on the Board of the Open Source Initiative and chair of its Licensing Committee. Pam is a frequent author of scholarly articles, and her blog, Property, Intangible, provides analysis of current intellectual property case law.