Which of the following is least subject to licensing requirements? (Wentz QOTD)
A. Use of open source software components
B. Use of a sign which identifies products or services of a particular source from those of others
C. Use of a patented algorithm that belongs to the public domain
D. Use of a copyrighted document with a watermark
Kindly be reminded that the suggested answer is for your reference only. It doesn’t matter whether you have the right or wrong answer. What really matters is your reasoning process and justifications.
My suggested answer is C. Use of a patented algorithm that belongs to the public domain.
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The public domain consists of all the creative work to which no exclusive intellectual property rights apply. Those rights may have expired, been forfeited, expressly waived, or may be inapplicable.
Using a patented algorithm that belongs to the public domain implies the patent has expired and everyone can use it freely.
Open-Surce Software (OSS)
Open-source software (OSS) is computer software that is released under a license in which the copyright holder grants users the rights to use, study, change, and distribute the software and its source code to anyone and for any purpose.
Trademark is a sign which identifies products or services of a particular source from those of others. Using trademarks owned by other organizations requires a trademark license agreement.
- How to Buy Expired Patents
- What Is Digital Rights Management?
- Copyrights, Licenses Explained
- MODULE 12. Trademark Licensing
- EX-10.12 7 dex1012.htm FORM OF TRADEMARK LICENSE AGREEMENT
- How to Ensure a Trademark License is Done Properly
- Trademark Licensing: Everything You Need to Know
以下哪一項不受許可要求的約束？ (Wentz QOTD)