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+CERN Open Hardware Licence v1.2 
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+Preamble
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+Through this CERN Open Hardware Licence ("CERN OHL") version 1.2, CERN
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+wishes to provide a tool to foster collaboration and sharing among
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+hardware designers.  The CERN OHL is copyright CERN. Anyone is welcome
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+to use the CERN OHL, in unmodified form only, for the distribution of
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+their own Open Hardware designs. Any other right is reserved. Release
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+of hardware designs under the CERN OHL does not constitute an
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+endorsement of the licensor or its designs nor does it imply any
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+involvement by CERN in the development of such designs.
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+1. Definitions
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+In this Licence, the following terms have the following meanings:
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+ 
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+“Licence” means this CERN OHL.
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+“Documentation” means schematic diagrams, designs, circuit or circuit
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+board layouts, mechanical drawings, flow charts and descriptive text,
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+and other explanatory material that is explicitly stated as being made
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+available under the conditions of this Licence. The Documentation may
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+be in any medium, including but not limited to computer files and
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+representations on paper, film, or any other media.
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+“Documentation Location” means a location where the Licensor has
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+placed Documentation, and which he believes will be publicly
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+accessible for at least three years from the first communication to
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+the public or distribution of Documentation.
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+“Product” means either an entire, or any part of a, device built using
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+the Documentation or the modified Documentation.
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+“Licensee” means any natural or legal person exercising rights under
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+this Licence.
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+“Licensor” means any natural or legal person that creates or modifies
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+Documentation and subsequently communicates to the public and/ or
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+distributes the resulting Documentation under the terms and conditions
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+of this Licence.
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+A Licensee may at the same time be a Licensor, and vice versa. 
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+Use of the masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter genders
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+and is employed solely to facilitate reading.
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+2. Applicability
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+2.1. This Licence governs the use, copying, modification,
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+communication to the public and distribution of the Documentation, and
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+the manufacture and distribution of Products. By exercising any right
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+granted under this Licence, the Licensee irrevocably accepts these
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+terms and conditions.
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+2.2. This Licence is granted by the Licensor directly to the Licensee,
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+and shall apply worldwide and without limitation in time. The Licensee
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+may assign his licence rights or grant sub-licences.
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+2.3. This Licence does not extend to software, firmware, or code
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+loaded into programmable devices which may be used in conjunction with
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+the Documentation, the modified Documentation or with Products, unless
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+such software, firmware, or code is explicitly expressed to be subject
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+to this Licence. The use of such software, firmware, or code is
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+otherwise subject to the applicable licence terms and conditions.
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+3. Copying, modification, communication to the public and distribution
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+of the Documentation
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+3.1. The Licensee shall keep intact all copyright and trademarks
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+notices, all notices referring to Documentation Location, and all
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+notices that refer to this Licence and to the disclaimer of warranties
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+that are included in the Documentation. He shall include a copy
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+thereof in every copy of the Documentation or, as the case may be,
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+modified Documentation, that he communicates to the public or
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+distributes.
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+3.2. The Licensee may copy, communicate to the public and distribute
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+verbatim copies of the Documentation, in any medium, subject to the
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+requirements specified in section 3.1.
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+3.3. The Licensee may modify the Documentation or any portion thereof
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+provided that upon modification of the Documentation, the Licensee
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+shall make the modified Documentation available from a Documentation
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+Location such that it can be easily located by an original Licensor
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+once the Licensee communicates to the public or distributes the
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+modified Documentation under section 3.4, and, where required by
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+section 4.1, by a recipient of a Product. However, the Licensor shall
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+not assert his rights under the foregoing proviso unless or until a
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+Product is distributed.
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+3.4. The Licensee may communicate to the public and distribute the
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+modified Documentation (thereby in addition to being a Licensee also
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+becoming a Licensor), always provided that he shall:
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+a) comply with section 3.1;
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+b) cause the modified Documentation to carry prominent notices stating
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+that the Licensee has modified the Documentation, with the date and
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+description of the modifications;
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+c) cause the modified Documentation to carry a new Documentation
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+Location notice if the original Documentation provided for one;
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+d) make available the modified Documentation at the same level of
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+abstraction as that of the Documentation, in the preferred format for
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+making modifications to it (e.g. the native format of the CAD tool as
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+applicable), and in the event that format is proprietary, in a format
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+viewable with a tool licensed under an OSI-approved license if the
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+proprietary tool can create it; and
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+e) license the modified Documentation under the terms and conditions
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+of this Licence or, where applicable, a later version of this Licence
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+as may be issued by CERN.
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+3.5. The Licence includes a non-exclusive licence to those patents or
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+registered designs that are held by, under the control of, or
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+sub-licensable by the Licensor, to the extent necessary to make use of
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+the rights granted under this Licence. The scope of this section 3.5
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+shall be strictly limited to the parts of the Documentation or
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+modified Documentation created by the Licensor.
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+4. Manufacture and distribution of Products
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+4.1. The Licensee may manufacture or distribute Products always
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+provided that, where such manufacture or distribution requires a
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+licence under this Licence the Licensee provides to each recipient of
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+such Products an easy means of accessing a copy of the Documentation
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+or modified Documentation, as applicable, as set out in section 3.
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+4.2. The Licensee is invited to inform any Licensor who has indicated
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+his wish to receive this information about the type, quantity and
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+dates of production of Products the Licensee has (had) manufactured
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+5. Warranty and liability
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+5.1. DISCLAIMER – The Documentation and any modified Documentation are
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+provided "as is" and any express or implied warranties, including, but
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+not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, of satisfactory
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+quality, non-infringement of third party rights, and fitness for a
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+particular purpose or use are disclaimed in respect of the
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+Documentation, the modified Documentation or any Product. The Licensor
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+makes no representation that the Documentation, modified
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+Documentation, or any Product, does or will not infringe any patent,
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+copyright, trade secret or other proprietary right. The entire risk as
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+to the use, quality, and performance of a Product shall be with the
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+Licensee and not the Licensor. This disclaimer of warranty is an
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+essential part of this Licence and a condition for the grant of any
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+rights granted under this Licence. The Licensee warrants that it does
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+not act in a consumer capacity.
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+5.2. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY – The Licensor shall have no liability
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+for direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, exemplary,
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+punitive or other damages of any character including, without
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+limitation, procurement of substitute goods or services, loss of use,
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+data or profits, or business interruption, however caused and on any
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+theory of contract, warranty, tort (including negligence), product
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+liability or otherwise, arising in any way in relation to the
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+Documentation, modified Documentation and/or the use, manufacture or
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+distribution of a Product, even if advised of the possibility of such
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+damages, and the Licensee shall hold the Licensor(s) free and harmless
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+from any liability, costs, damages, fees and expenses, including
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+claims by third parties, in relation to such use.
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+6. General
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+6.1. Except for the rights explicitly granted hereunder, this Licence
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+does not imply or represent any transfer or assignment of intellectual
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+property rights to the Licensee.
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+6.2. The Licensee shall not use or make reference to any of the names
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+(including acronyms and abbreviations), images, or logos under which
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+the Licensor is known, save in so far as required to comply with
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+section 3. Any such permitted use or reference shall be factual and
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+shall in no event suggest any kind of endorsement by the Licensor or
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+its personnel of the modified Documentation or any Product, or any
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+kind of implication by the Licensor or its personnel in the
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+preparation of the modified Documentation or Product.
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+6.3. CERN may publish updated versions of this Licence which retain
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+the same general provisions as this version, but differ in detail so
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+far this is required and reasonable. New versions will be published
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+with a unique version number.
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+6.4. This Licence shall terminate with immediate effect, upon written
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+notice and without involvement of a court if the Licensee fails to
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+comply with any of its terms and conditions, or if the Licensee
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+initiates legal action against Licensor in relation to this
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+Licence. Section 5 shall continue to apply.

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