Software Licensing and Legalities

by Philip V. DiVietro, Managing Editior; Civil Engineering Magazine, ASCE, New York, NY 10017,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1986, Vol. 56, Issue 5, Pg. 52-53

Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: Based on interviews with software vendors, users and attorneys specializing in software litigation, the article offers viewpoints and advice on software licensing and legalities. It covers the clauses in a software contract that are favored by both bendor and consumer including the acceptance test, source code, warranty, patents and copyrights. Offers some advice on how to negotiate a contract. Ownership and use are also covered.

Subject Headings: Computer software | Licensing | Legal factors

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