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From Help Earth Foundation <helpearthfoundat...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is a Software Grant Agreement always needed for IP Clearance?
Date Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:15:01 GMT
As pointed out it's about Cray, And it comes down to a specific document
that would state that works of employee x except projects a,b,c are
excluded. from their IP overlay

NRJ


On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 6:08 PM, Toki <toki.kantoor@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 4/5/2014 8:08 AM, Rob Vesse wrote:
>
>  entirely by myself though obviously Cray holds the copyright.
>>
>
> That little datapoint is not obvious at all.
>
> Whether or not that is the case depends upon the specific wording of your
> contract with Cray, your legal jurisdiction, Cray's legal jurisdiction,
> which statutes reflecting copyright and employment issues take precedence,
> and how case law, if applicable, affects those statutes, contracts, etc.
>
>
>  In this scenario is a SGA actually needed to carry out IP Clearance of
>> the contributed code or are the existing ICLA and CCLA sufficient?
>>
>
> I'd suggest what is arguably the most conservative position possible.
>
> Show a clear chain of evidence showing who the legal copyright owner of
> the contributed code is.
> File an SGA for the IP Clearance of the contributed code.
> Treat both the ICLA and CCLA as after-the-fact supplemental permissions.
>
> I am not a lawyer. This is not legal advice.
>
> jonathon
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