Re: [NTLK] Am I stupid?

From: Martin Joseph <NT_at_stillnewt.org>
Date: Sat Sep 01 2007 - 12:28:56 EDT

On Sep 1, 2007, at 7:36 AM, dotline7 wrote:

> Sorry for my na´ve questions but I am simply curious:
>
> Please explain to me who has rights to Newton soft and hardware?
> When it
> will expire, the patent?
Apple has the rights. If you have additional questions, consulting
a lawyer might make sense. Although I am sure Paul has some ideas ;~)
>
> Is it so that after some time the content of the Newton will be
> public,
> content "written" or constructed by Apple?

According to quick googling:
For works created after January 1, 1978, the duration of a copyright
is for the life of the author plus 70 years.

Marty

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