DON’T GIVE AWAY YOUR IP UNLESS YOU MEAN TO – AVOIDING LICENSES WITHOUT AGREEMENTS : PUT IT IN WRITING.
[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]An implied license does not require any actual agreement—it arises solely from conduct and serves to allow others to use your intellectual property (“IP”). There is no requirement that even a verbal understanding was reached. Rather, an implied license is a legal concept that is created solely by the actions of parties and does not require any intention to allow such use. The implied license originated as a concept in patent law, and was then adopted in copyright cases. It is now also applicable to the right of publicity. Generally, an implied license will be found where the following occurred: At...Continue reading