Sunday, October 4, 2015

Kickstarter and the Growing Intellectual Property Problem

This has been the third successful Kickstarter project since November 2012 that has been involved in a dispute concerning intellectual property, trademarks, or patents.

But, as the Daily Dot points out,

To be clear, the company’s own Terms of Service explicitly state that users are not permitted to submit content that “infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other right of any other person or entity, or violates any law or contract.”


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