Public Rights Licences
Microsoft Reference License (Ms-RL)
This license governs use of the accompanying software. If you use the software, you accept this license. If you do not accept the license, do not use the software.
The terms “reproduce,” “reproduction” and “distribution” have the same meaning here as under U.S. copyright law.
“You” means the licensee of the software.
“Your company” means the company you worked for when you downloaded the software.
“Internal use” means use within your company and specifically excludes the right to distribute the software outside of your company.
“Licensed patents” means any Microsoft patent claims which read directly on the software as distributed by Microsoft under this license.
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2. Grant of Rights
(A) Copyright Grant- Subject to the terms of this license, Microsoft grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free copyright license to reproduce the software and reference it for internal use.
(B) Patent Grant- Subject to the terms of this license, Microsoft grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free patent license under licensed patents to use the software within your company.
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(A) No Trademark License- This license does not grant you any rights to use Microsoft’s name, logo, or trademarks.
(B) Platform Limitation- The licenses granted in section 2 extend only to the software or larger works that you create that run on a Microsoft Windows operating system product.
(C) If you begin patent litigation against Microsoft over patents that you think may apply to the software (including a cross-claim or counterclaim in a lawsuit), your license to the software ends automatically.
(D) The software is licensed “as-is.” You bear the risk of using it. Microsoft gives no express warranties, guarantees or conditions. You may have additional consumer rights under your local laws which this license cannot change. To the extent permitted under your local laws, Microsoft excludes the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.