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New Attendee JOINUP licensing

11 july 2019

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The Wizard Joinup licensing (JLA) allows the owners of copyright to rapidly identify the necessary licences to distribute your software or your data.

The new Joinup Licensing Assistant (JLA) (Opens in new window) it is a new service offered by the portal JOINUP by the european commission and that complements and enhances the “ licence wizard (Opens in new window) previously existing ”. Both provide guidance and help in finding the most appropriate license to liberate and distribute software.

Moreover, are complemented by pre or prior to using the legal support (Opens in new window) in this regard discharge offered by JOINUP in the european context.

Joinup Licensing Assistant offers a common tool which will include up to 348 licenses, better categorization compared with the existing tools, direct links to each license in the list of SPDX (Software Package Data Exchange) and updated information of each licence.

Thanks to the use of SPDX (Opens in new window) (the initiative of fundación LINUX that seeks to standardize the way in which organizations relate to software licences), each license is identified with a full name (as, for example " Public license of the european union 1.2 (Opens in new window) "and a shorter": EUPL-1.2 (Opens in new window) ").

Finally - and with the aim to further facilitate the búsqueda- stress that licences can be recovered in the light of the selection of the license terms for the users.
The services offered by JOINUP (Opens in new window) is the perfect complement at european level of the proceedings at the national level of the centre of technology transfer. Available Guide of publication and dismissal of assets , prepared within the scope of the National Scheme of Interoperability and in collaboration with the Red.es Registrar service (Opens in new window) through which the AAPP may raise issues relating to free software and the dismissal of their solutions.

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  • Centre for technology transfer
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