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Open Source Licensing Software Freedom and Intellectual Property Law by Lawrence Rosen

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Published by Prentice Hall PTR .
Written in English


  • Intellectual property, copyright & patents,
  • Social & Legal Aspects of Computing,
  • Programming - Software Development,
  • Law Of Intellectual Property,
  • Computers,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Computer Books: Languages,
  • Property,
  • Computers / Operating Systems / Linux,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Open source software,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9291445M
ISBN 100131487876
ISBN 109780131487871

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