Abandonware site charges for downloads

From: Paul Koning <pkoning_at_equallogic.com>
Date: Mon Dec 20 16:29:54 2004

>>>>> "der" == der Mouse <mouse_at_rodents.montreal.qc.ca> writes:

>> AFAIK, the concept of "abandonware" doesn't have any legal basis
>> whatsoever. [under US copyright law]

 der> When a company dissolves, what happens to its property? Is that
 der> something that must be specified as part of the dissolution
 der> process?

Yes. It might be transferred to a creditor, or to some person who
wins the auction for it. For example, the IP for an invention I
created for a previous (now defunct) company is currently owned by one
of the "angels" who originally put up the money for that company.

Received on Mon Dec 20 2004 - 16:29:54 GMT

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