“Know Your Rights: A Legal Primer for Software Developers, Artists and Content Creators” by Irizarry, Silberman and Gupta

  • ©Gil Irizarry, Gregory P. Silberman, and Neer Gupta

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Entry Number: 18

Title:

    Know Your Rights: A Legal Primer for Software Developers, Artists and Content Creators

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    Prerequisite
    None. No prior legal knowledge is required  

    Description
    W
    hat’s the difference between a copyright and a trademark, between trade secrets and patents? What  do these terms really mean? Having trouble keeping up with the various open-source and content licensing schemes? Want to distribute your creative work, but don’t know how to prevent unauthorized use? Concerned about lawsuits baseon your web site or user-created content? This class introduces the basic legal concepts you need to understand to license, distribute, and protect your content, and avoid
    making expensive mistakes that can ruin your business. In the question-and-answer period following the session, the presenters discuss attendeeslegal questions.  


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