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.
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Technology/Software Development Intellectual Property and Open Source Clear, correct, and deep, this is a welcome addition to discussions of law and computing for anyoneeven lawyers! -Lawrence Lessig, professor of law at Stanford Law ...
PREFACE ix 1 THE ECONOMIC AND LEGAL FOUNDATIONS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 1 Law and Code 3 The Types of Intellectual Property 4 Intellectual Property and Market Failure 6 Evaluating the System 18 2 THE PATENT DOCUMENT 21 The Construction ...
10 11 12 13 14 Why Contracts and Licenses Matter Contract Law Principles 138 Intellectual Property Contracts 146 Applying a License to Intellectual Property 150 8 THE ECONOMIC AND LEGAL FOUNDATIONS OF OPENSOURCE SOFTWARE 153 A Brief ...
of case names, Latin terms, and general legalese will be laid aside as implementation details; instead, the focus will be on the concepts and rules driving the overall system. This book is designed to help anyone who interacts with ...
The first part, comprising Chapter 1Chapter 8, is an introduction to intellectual property law. The second part, comprising Chapter 9Chapter 14, is more of an intellectual property handbook for developers, particularly those working ...
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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