[Open Design] Legal aspects of Open Design
massimo.menichinelli at aalto.fi
Thu Mar 14 17:22:40 UTC 2013
here's the discussion about legal aspects on our repository issues:
On 3/14/13 7:07 PM, t. wrote:
> Count me in!
> We exchanged a few ideas on github, did you see them?
> Hi all,
> I would like to start a collaborative document to address the legal aspects
> of Open HW / Open Design, namely:
> Extent of protection:
> - what is protected (by default) under copyright law
> - what is protectable under design rights
> - what is protectable under patent law
> - how can we make a design Open ?
> - do current licensing schemes (such as Creative Commons) apply to design
> rights ?
> - how can we protect the paternity for automatically-generated works ?
> (e.g. produced by software)
> and many other questions that will come to my mind later on :)
> If anyone has any other questions and/or is interested in joining this
> endeavor, please don't hesitate to get in touch with me !
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