Questions tagged [copyright]

A legal concept which gives owners of a creative work exclusive rights over it. UX questions on copyright often relate to how to display copyright notices, and the copyright over UI components.

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Are the System Usability Scale (SUS) questions copyrighted?

I would like to know whether the official english SUS questions are copyrighted, or if I may use them in a commercial product. A Google Search doesn't provide many hints, although the paper in which ...
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What is the best way to show third-party licenses in an app?

My project uses some third-party licenses that require a copyright notice. What could be the best way to show this in an app?
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Can I use Udemy logo in my own application (Udemy Downloader) [closed]

I recently created a desktop application that lets you download your subscribed courses on Udemy. (https://www.udemy.com) I have the application source code on Github. In my application, I have a ...
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Is re-creating an art from someone else's art copyright violation and can be sued? [closed]

Let's say I want to create a flame like this one and use it in my app: But, I'm not good enough to make it from scratch and make it look beautiful as in the link. So, instead, I copy the flame image ...
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Is copying other app's UI okay?

I'm making an Android game with a UI similar to Facebook Messenger Android app. I didn't re-create all the UI elements, but users will surely know it looks like Messenger since the game is about ...
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Is it plagiarism to copy style images from other site?

I may start working on a fan-site for a popular game franchise. I was wondering, if I were to attempt to match the images of the official website (such as borders/buttons/graphics), but not the layout,...
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Ordering of website developer, development years and copyright sign in footer

Are there any specific etiquettes or reasons to organize the following details to a footer in some order? [Developer] [Years] (C) Currently my data is organized as: [Years] [a href="dev's site" ...
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Should there be a space after the copyright symbol ©?

To space, or not to space, that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to place the copyright statement in the footer of an application, or somewhere else, is beside the point. What I want ...
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Is copyright in the site's footer usable at all?

Most of the sites on Internet have copyright like: site design / logo © 2012 stack exchange inc; user contributions licensed under cc-wiki with attribution required I myself have not noticed it ...
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Is UX Copyrightable?

After the recent "Look and Feel" Apple vs Samsung lawsuits, I've been wondering to what extent this might affect websites/webapps that offer functionality similar to other existing sites. So what ...
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Legal stance on using application icons within our product

We're in the process of building an application that has the ability for a user to store their files within it. When they view a certain page within our product, we need to display a list of all the ...