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13_Free&Open - CSI1306F LECTURE13 ,bothartistic andcommercial, int

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LECTURE 13 “FREE AND OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE” CSI 1306 F “Computing Concepts for Business”
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Intellectual Property Term referring to creations of the mind, both artistic  and commercial, and the corresponding fields of law .
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Intellectual Property It grants certain exclusive rights to a variety of  intangible assets, such as musical, literary and artistic  works; discoveries and inventions; and words,  phrases, symbols, and designs. 
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Common types of intellectual property include  copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design  rights and trade secrets.  Intellectual Property TM
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Intellectual Property Trade secrets: Is a formula, process, design, instrument, pattern or compilation of  information by which a business can obtain an economic advantage  over  competitors or costumers.
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Industrial Design Rights: Protects the visual design of objects that are not purely utilitarian (shapes,  combination of patterns and colors,. .)  Intellectual Property
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Intellectual Property Patents: Exclusive rights granted to an inventor for a limited period of time in  exchange for a public disclosure of an invention.  Apple Multitouch Mouse and iPhone/iPod
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Intellectual Property Trademarks: Are a distinctive sign or indicator (logo, symbol, word, phrase or  combination of these) to identify that the products or services in which the  trademark appears originate from a unique source.
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Intellectual Property Copyrights : It’s the set of exclusive rights granted to the author or creator of an original  work, including the right to copy, distribute and adapt the work.  It lasts for a certain time period after which the work is said to enter the  public domain (NOT owned or controlled by anyone).
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Software License Legal instrument governing the usage or  redistribution of software.  All software is  copyright  protected. It grants an end-user permission to use one or more  copies of software in such a way that it would  otherwise be copyright infringement of the owner’s  exclusive rights. It defines the ways a user could use a copyrighted  invention (software). 
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Software licenses are classified about the effect they  have on the end-user’s rights. Proprietary  It has a copyright owner who can exercise control over what  users can do with the software. Shareware   E.g.: Trial version of Proprietary Software, for complete use  you need to pay a licensee fee. Freeware
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This note was uploaded on 09/01/2010 for the course COMPUTER S CSI1306 taught by Professor Aziri during the Spring '10 term at University of Ottawa.

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