[License-discuss] Permissive but anti-patent license

David Woolley forums at david-woolley.me.uk
Mon Dec 24 13:03:31 UTC 2012

John Funnell wrote:
> I would like to take this one step further so that the anti-patent
> clause covers use as well as distribution. I propose the license
> below, a BSD derivative.

My understanding is that US copyright law doesn't restrict use of 
software (UK law does).  If that is correct, you will need to form a 
contract at the time of supply of the software, that imposes this 

David Woolley
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