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Re^3: Copyright on languages

by Anonymous Monk
on May 03, 2012 at 04:45 UTC ( #968627=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Copyright on languages
in thread Copyright on languages

More accurate analogy. Can Lego prevent you from solving any problem, that can be modeled, constructed and solved using Lego blocks? Which also includes solving problems using pre available Lego models and patterns.

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Re^4: Copyright on languages
by gregor42 (Parson) on May 10, 2012 at 12:33 UTC
    To your point, you will not be prevented - but any patent that you would attempt to file would be a derivative work built upon any patents for Lego components included in your designs.

    Additionally any invocation of the Lego trademark in association with your products would also be subject to legal limitations and compliance.

    Please note of course that I am nothing like a lawyer and I offer at best a layman's meager understanding of US laws in this matter.

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