[Discuss] New OSHWA post up - Legal Notes

Emilio Velis contacto at emiliovelis.com
Tue Dec 10 20:07:45 UTC 2013

After something like this, it would be nice to find converging lines among
people in other regions.

Do you have more contacts outside the United States? Althought some of us
aren't lawyers, I think it would be nice to organize hangouts to discuss
issues such as these and invite experts from different regions to find the
possibility to replicate some of the efforts you're doing worldwide. Let us
know if you're interested, I know for sure that Mario Gómez and I would be
delighted to participate in something like this.

Perhaps it won't happen in the near future, but it would be nice to keep
that possibility open.

On 6 December 2013 10:49, alicia <amgibb at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes, definitely all the legal professionals in the room were American. I
> will add this at the bottom in the disclaimers.
> Thanks,
> Alicia
> smallwindturbineproj.contactor at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thank you Alicia.
>> It a huge job. Bravo !
>> However, may we suggest you to modify "just a little" some parts of your
>> blog post, concerning the "copyright and patent" section ?
>> The analysis seems delivered across US (or US-like) copyright and patent
>> concept. Maybe you should insist the copyright and patent analysis might
>> not match with some world regions. Then, insisting on this, might avoid
>> wrong reasoning for places where the US (or US-like) copyright concept is
>> not (fortunately yet) completely valid.
>> To better understand why, by a based-on-written-law country example, you
>> will maybe interested in reading the following links - remember, there are
>> also a lot of other regions where the law is oral and ownership is only
>> valid across oral (or also "signs without any world at all") decisions :
>> http://artlibre.org/licence/faq#FAQ_52
>> and also:
>> http://artlibre.org/licence/faq#FAQ_46
>> http://artlibre.org/licence/faq#FAQ_48
>> http://artlibre.org/licence/faq#FAQ_49
>> Again, copyright term internationalization comes from a US industrial
>> export spreading - by negotiation state by state region by region - and
>> might (already have) generate(d) a US supremacy above copyleft practices
>> and local culrure - where ownership is part of long ancestral culture
>> evolution - whatever this supremacy is bad or good - the notion of bad or
>> good is not the purpose here, but we might consider that people should be
>> aware about this, if relevant - if so, we might think of it, might we ?
>> Freely
>> Antoine
>> 2013/12/6 alicia <amgibb at gmail.com>
>>> Hey all,
>>> We wrote up the notes from the Legal Day in NYC as a blog post. We hope
>>> you find it useful:
>>> http://www.oshwa.org/2013/12/05/open-hardware-legal-meetup-nyu-nov-11/
>>> We hope to have more of these in the future with larger rooms to
>>> accommodate more participants!
>>> Cheers,
>>> Alicia
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