Re: Re: Re: copyrighting applications built with Microsoft Access
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Posted by M Arthur Auslander on December 14, 2001 at 04:26:38:
In Reply to: Re: Re: copyrighting applications built with Microsoft Access posted by andrea on December 14, 2001 at 03:05:54:
: Thanks for your help! I suspected as much and am trying to get my boss to just contact a copyright lawyer but she wanted me to try this first.
: : Dear Andrea,
: : You are entitled to register a copyright on what you create. If you are fiddling with images that you did not create their copyrights can be registered but it is possible that there content may include images that are protected by copyrights registered to others by others.
: : There is no clear answer based on the question as phrased. It better be looked into carefully including the literature that comes with the program.
: : M. Arthur Auslander
: : Auslander & Thomas-Intellectual Property Law Since 1909
The ugly part of the law is that even if you are right and are challenged and win there are usually the painful legal costs.
Unjustified litigation may win a award of attorney's fees but the legal cost to get there may preclude a defense.
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