Proof of Copyrights Transfer and USA Registration
|Although our NLS Software Copyright was registered in 2010 in Russia, Copyright is acquired automatically when an original work is generated, the creator is not required to register or mark the work with the copyright symbol in order to be protected. The rights holder is granted: the exclusive right of reproduction, the right to rent the software, the right to restrain others from renting the software and the right to assign or license the copyright to others.|
Registration RU 2015663635
Registration US TX0008648256
Biostar also owns several federal trademarks for for “Medical products, namely, biofeedback sensors; biofeedback therapy device; biofeedback therapy apparatus incorporating biofeedback software; integrated medical examination systems comprising medical devices and computer software for information management for use in assessment of patients.” Biostar has spent a significant amount of time and energy developing the goodwill that consumers associate with its BIOSTAR/VECTOR trademarks, and it must police infringing uses of trademarks incorporating VECTOR for related goods and services.
In addition to its trademark rights, Biostar also owns the software that is used by it medical devices. Because BIOSTAR/VECTOR biofeedback devices are some of its core products, Biostar also owns a United States federal copyright for the software that runs those devices. This software is not only protected by copyright, the source code is a trade secret owned by Biostar that it carefully protects.
Our NLS Software copyright has been registered in several countries to prevent the unauthorized copying of our software. In the United States, computer programs are literary works, under the definition in the Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C.