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Use this tag for questions regarding selling licenses to use your copyrighted material to others or buying licenses from others to use their copyrighted copyrighted material.

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How can I protect the license of a project that I need to share along with its source code?

For the past three months, I have been working on a complex and time-consuming project for a client. It's almost finished, now. I added a license as a comment in each of the files, including three ...
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Client wants to share profit and license for a project

Initially, the client hired me for a project without mentioning any profit-sharing or assistance with commercialization. However, after investing approximately 30 hours into the project, I've produced ...
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Should I put a license file in a wordpress plugin that I'm developing for a client?

I'm developing a Wordpress plugin for a client, given the fact that Wordpress itself is GPLv2 in the following scenarios should I put a license for the plugin or not? Based on our agreement the ...
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licensing after installing for Client (not Work-For-Hire)

I built a very successful app for a client. There was no language as to ownership in the contract, and no "Work-for-hire" language. The project creeped way out of scope, but I had an hourly ...
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How does licensing work when selling an Android app?

A friend of mine founded a startup and asked me to create an Android app for him. I did it with Java in Android Studio, but since I never developed a commercial app before, I have a few (related) ...
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What factors should I consider when pricing commercial use licenses for digital products that aren't software?

Most of the licensing questions I see on here are about software-type products. I'm asking about products such as pre-made templates, worksheets, planners, and illustrations. In other words, creative ...
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How to offer software license discounts to students with confirmation?

I hope this is the right place. I'm a few months away from releasing my first software product that is not SaaS, but downloadable (engineering visualization tool) and am working on ideas about how to ...
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What is the freelancer's responsibility regarding software bugs?

I just started my career as an online freelancer and even though I try to do my best I have this constant stress & anxiety about what will happen if there is a huge unwanted issue/bug in my code? ...
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Regular or Extended license for Theme/Module bought by a client?

As a freelancer who provides mostly backend development/ setup of the software, sometimes I'm required to install 3rd party modules bought/ owned by a client. As an example, if customer has bought ...
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How to grant a license to others to use your app

To my understanding, a person must always have a license to use an app. If I get a contract to build a small, simple app, must I still explicitly give a license or is it implied when I send the ...
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Can you still charge a person money if you used a trial version of a software?

I am brand new at this. I'm making a person a website and I'm currently prototyping. I'm planning on using Balsamiq and have installed their free trial. I red through the licence agreement to the best ...
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Copyright - Teaching propietary framework for customer who has the licence

Framework (x) is under propietary licence, it's API and documentation is publicly availbale for anyone. Commercial use without permission is prohibited. Customer (A) is licensed to use the framework ...
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What is implicit common practice in licensing software (client Javasript) for evaluation?

I am negotiating to provide a javascript front-end, for evaluation only. Instead of licensing software, the client asked for a not-disclosure agreement. As a purpose, it is clearly written for ...
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Licensing a blog post to a company's blog

I have a blog post that brings 3.24% of visitors per month. Startup needs content for their starting blog and they want to license that specific post. Have you ever done licensed a blog post to ...
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Relicensing work

I'm developing a system for Company A, the code for this system is split in to two parts. Part 1 is a general use framework that I've created and licensed to Company A without charge, Part 2 is code ...
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How to keep client liable for licenses?

I'm going to work on updating a client's software. It was built with a framework which is free to use if you make the software open source, but otherwise requires a license. How do I make it clear ...
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Give code (scripts) to statistical analysis or not?

I'm new to freelance consulting. I'm performing a statistical analysis in R. I've been hired to perform a specific analysis and give a specific predictive model. I've only agreed to give the analysis ...
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Boilerplate text for an End User License Agreement (EULA)

I have a client who is a small ISV about to release their first PC application. They are looking to me as the app developer for advice on the EULA to accompany the software. Is there a boilerplate ...
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