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By Van Lindberg

"Clear, right, and deep, it is a welcome boost to discussions of legislation and computing for someone -- even lawyers!"-- Lawrence Lessig, Professor of legislation at Stanford legislations institution and founding father of the Stanford middle for web and Society

If you're employed in info expertise, highbrow estate is crucial in your activity -- yet facing the complexities of the felony process could be mind-boggling. This publication is for an individual who desires to know the way the criminal approach bargains with highbrow estate rights for code and different content material. you will get a transparent examine highbrow estate concerns from a developer's standpoint, together with sensible suggestion approximately events you are prone to encounter.

Written through an highbrow estate legal professional who's additionally a programmer, Intellectual estate and Open Source is helping you know patents, copyrights, logos, alternate secrets and techniques, and licenses, with exact specialize in the problems surrounding open resource improvement and the GPL. This booklet solutions questions such as:

  • How do open resource and highbrow estate paintings together?
  • What are crucial highbrow property-related concerns while beginning a company or open resource project?
  • How for those who deal with copyright, licensing and different concerns whilst accepting a patch from one other developer?
  • How are you able to pursue your personal rules whereas operating for somebody else?
  • What components of a patent might be reviewed to determine if it applies on your work?
  • When is your notion a exchange secret?
  • How are you able to opposite engineer a product with no moving into trouble?
  • What if you happen to take into consideration whilst picking an open resource license on your project?

Most felony resources are too scattered, too arcane, and too demanding to learn. Intellectual estate and Open Source is a pleasant, easy-to-follow assessment of the legislation that programmers, approach directors, image designers, and so forth will locate essential.

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