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Free Session on Patent Licensing and Commercialization

Free Session on Patent Licensing and Commercialization by BananaIP and K-Tech CoE Data Science & AI – NASSCOM

The Certificate MasterClass on Intellectual Property has now reached the last phase. The final session scheduled on 17th June, 2021 (Thursday) will focus on making money, and gaining value out of patents. It will cover patent valuation, licensing and commercialization. You may register for the upcoming session for free here Patent Valuation, Licensing and Commercialization It is important for businesses, especially startups and SMEs, to understand how commercializing patents works, and what options are available. The legal framework, albeit minimal, is…

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Is GPL so Viral? – The New Phase of OSS License Enforcement and Compliance

  This post was first published on 20th March, 2011.   General Public License (GPL) is one of the most stringent open source licenses. Being a license created by Free Software Foundation, it may be termed as a strong copyleft license. One of the primary objectives of the license is to spread the philosophy of free software foundation to make source code available for copying, use, modification and distribution. Any derivative work of a software governed by GPL will also be governed by…

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Apache License, Version 2.0

First Publication Date: 10th November 2008 The Apache License applies to all software contributed by Apache or any other person under the license. Copyright and Patent License The license grants both copyright and patent rights over any software distributed under the license the licensee (any person receiving or using a software under the license.). The license grants the following rights under the copyright law: Right to reproduce the software; Right to modify the software; Right to publicly display; Right to…

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