Copyright & Trademark Guidelines
All mySmartSimulations, Inc. products are copyright protected. Any use of these products must fall under the licensing agreement for each product. Any use of the trademarks of mySmartSimulations, Inc. must be pre-approved by mySmartSimulations, Inc.
What is a Copyright?
Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States (title 17, U.S. Code) to the authors of "original works of authorship," including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. Section 106 of the 1976 Copyright Act generally gives the owner of copyright the exclusive right to do and to authorize others to do the following:
For more information go to http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ1.html#wci
What is a trademark?
A trademark is a word, name, symbol, device, design, phrase, sound, or color adopted and used by mySmartSimulations, Inc. to identify its goods and services and to distinguish them from other goods and services. Trademarks are usually noted with either a TM or a ® symbol. In the United States, a trademark that is noted by a TM has not been registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and a trademark noted with an ® has been registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Trademarks, however, may also be registered internationally and each country has different laws regarding the proper notation of trademarks.
For more information go to http://www.uspto.gov/
Referential trademark usage
You may use a mySmartSimulations trademark or product name to refer specifically to such mySmartSimulations products in marketing and promotional materials, books, conferences, applications, demonstrations, and so on. You are permitted to use a mySmartSimulations trademark referentially provided that:
Third-party trademarks, trade names, product names and logos, contained in this website may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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