Intellectual Property and Open Source: A Practical Guide to Protecting Code
"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", 2008. gada 15. jūl. - 386 lappuses
"Clear, correct, and deep, this is a welcome addition to discussions of law and computing for anyone -- even lawyers!"-- Lawrence Lessig, Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and founder of the Stanford Center for Internet and Society
If you work in information technology, intellectual property is central to your job -- but dealing with the complexities of the legal system can be mind-boggling. This book is for anyone who wants to understand how the legal system deals with intellectual property rights for code and other content. You'll get a clear look at intellectual property issues from a developer's point of view, including practical advice about situations you're likely to encounter.
Written by an intellectual property attorney who is also a programmer, Intellectual Property and Open Source helps you understand patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and licenses, with special focus on the issues surrounding open source development and the GPL. This book answers questions such as:
Most legal sources are too scattered, too arcane, and too hard to read. Intellectual Property and Open Source is a friendly, easy-to-follow overview of the law that programmers, system administrators, graphic designers, and many others will find essential.
1.5. rezultāts no 71.
... AGREEMENT (PIA) OPEN SOURCE LICENSE LIST FREE SOFTWARE LICENSE LIST FEDORA LICENSE LIST AND GPL COMPATIBILITY PUBLIC DOMAIN DECLARATION THE SIMPLIFIED BSD LICENSE THE APACHE LICENSE, VERSION 2.0 THE MOZILLA PUBLIC LICENSE, VERSION 1.1 ...
... agreements are given the force of law. Chapter 8 turns to open source and places it in context. This chapter reexamines some of the social and economic issues associated with intellectual property, and then looks at how the mechanism ...
... agreements, covenants to not compete, and some of the other papers that you signed but didn't read when you started ... agreement, the use of which is covered in Chapter 9. Appendix BAppendix D contain lists of licenses certified by ...
... agreement from every inventor. The short list of inventors is not particularly important except that it determines the inventor of the patented invention in the public's mind. Among those in the know, there is a subtle jockeying to ...
... agreements that hand over full control of all patent rights to the company. See Chapter 9 for a much more extensive discussion of employee assignment agreements. This can get a little difficult if there are multiple inventors ...
Chapter 4 Copyright
Chapter 5 Trademarks
Chapter 6 Trade Secrets
Chapter 7 Contracts and Licenses
Chapter 8 The Economic and Legal Foundations of Open Source Software
Appendix B Open Source License List
Appendix C Free Software License List
Appendix D Fedora License List and GPL Compatibility
Appendix E Public Domain Declaration
Appendix F The Simplified BSD License
Appendix G The Apache License Version 20
Appendix H The Mozilla Public License Version 11
Appendix I The GNU Lesser General Public License Version 21
Chapter 9 So I Have an Idea
Chapter 10 Choosing a License
Chapter 11 Accepting Patches and Contributions
Chapter 12 Working with the GPL
Chapter 13 Reverse Engineering
Chapter 14 Incorporating As a NonProfit
Appendix A Sample Proprietary Information Agreement PIA
Appendix J The GNU Lesser General Public License Version 3
Appendix K The GNU General Public License Version 2 June 1991
Appendix L The GNU General Public License Version 3 June 2007
Appendix M The Open Software License Version 30