Artifact Details

Title

Personal computer (PC) software workshop : legal issues : contracts

Catalog Number

102701923

Type

Text

Date

2004-05-06

Contributor

Ances, Carol Anne, Editor
Aspray, William, Historian
Bergin, Thomas (Tim), Historian
Bricklin, Daniel, Participant
Campbell-Kelly, Martin, Historian
Fylstra, Dan, Participant
Grad, Burt, Participant
Jerger, Douglas, Participant
Johnson, Luanne, Participant
Schachter, Oscar, Moderator
Toole, John, Participant
Yost, Jeffrey, Historian

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Needham, Massachusetts

Extent

24 p.

Description

Dan Bricklin and Dan Fylstra discuss VisiCalc's various contract issues, including how the original contract between Personal Software and Software Arts was done and their royalty arrangement. They discuss other types of contracts including the end-use shrink wrap license, dealer and distributor contracts as well as developer contracts. They end by talking about the relationship with both IBM and Atari for VisiCalc.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Atari, Inc.; Bricklin, Dan; Dealers; Distributors; Fylstra, Dan; Grad, Burt; IBM; Jerger, Doug; Johnson, Luanne; Lotus 1-2-3; Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA); Personal Software (company); Royalties; Schachter, Oscar; Shrinkwrap License; Software Arts; Software Patents; Trademarks; VISICALC; VisiCorp

Collection Title

Oral history collection

Credit

Software Industry Special Interest Group

Lot Number

X4621.2008