[License-discuss] FW: [Trademark enquiries] MIT License attribution question

Brian Hasson Brian.Hasson at idea5inc.com
Thu Oct 9 15:40:01 UTC 2014

I am following up on the question I posted to the OSI website.

The MIT license states, "Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software."

My question:  "Software" as defined represents the software that is being used under the MIT License, correct?  If so, the condition statement would imply that the copyright notice and permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the "Software".  Meaning, the software under the MIT License, or meaning the software being developed that is using the "Software" under the MIT license?

If this is not clear, please call me at 402-934-7613.  Thank you.

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