{copyright} concerns copyright issues, the "right to copy" or "right of ownership" of a product or idea

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sig-alternate undefined control sequence for copyright and isbn

I am getting the following error message while using the sig-alternate class: ! Undefined control sequence. l.84 \setcopyright {othergov} ! Undefined control sequence. l.86 \isbn ! Undefined control ...
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Add second line with copyright notice to watermark

I'm writing up some articles to send out to readers for proofreading and to solicit their commentary. I'm marking all pages as draft using a watermark with the code below: ...
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Coffee (and wine (and nicotine)) stains on an entire document

Just to remind everyone of the amazing coffee stains package - coffee by Hanno Rein. This package makes it possible to add coffee stains to your document. This question is for a generalization of ...
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What environment is best for Copyright page in a createspace novel using scrbook class

I've tried adding page breaks within \frontmatter but it either sticks to the Titlepage formatting, or erases my Dedication page, or adds huge spacing with lineskips. Other experimenting resulted in ...
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Add a Copyright and a title in a latex paper

I wonder how I could add the IEEE copyright notice in the bottom centre and the conference title at the upper right hand corner in a LateX paper, with thanks.
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Is possible to add an unnoticeable “signature” to a PDF in order to track its copies? [duplicate]

Suppose I want to generate 100 apparently identical PDF files, where I hide some kind of key, in order to distribute them among 100 different people. Now I detect an online shared copy of the document ...
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Legal concerns in using/modifying/releasing codes [closed]

In order to meet my needs, I copied 2+62 lines from a .sty file available from the Internet, and removed 10 lines, and added 12+18 lines of codes, resulting in a total of 84 lines in a new .sty file. ...
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How to follow the “Knuth license”

I want to use some of the code from manfnt.mf. Perhaps my situation is best summarized by this (draft) commit message (slightly edited to look okay when processed as markdown): New file dbend.mf ...
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Open source fonts in LaTeX

Which LaTeX fonts are open source? Someone told me they are all, but I am not sure...
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Using LaTeX, can we prevent others from editing pdf file properties? [duplicate]

After opening a .pdf file with Adobe Acrobat, go through menu File->Properties->Description tab, we can see the fields such as Author, Subject, Title, Keywords etc. If the .pdf file is created with ...
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Non-copyrighted free to use template similar to the AIP template? [closed]

https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/journals/aip/ Is there a similar template to this which isn't copyrighted?
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How to add page with restriction notice?

How can I add on my thesis a page that has a restriction notice just after the cover page? There is a similar question but for adding copyrighting stuff on the footnote. I don't want to have a ...
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Copyright metadata into Adobe Reader using pdflatex

Ok, first of all I'm quite aware there are a couple of question that address this issue. More in specific: How to add copyright information to PDF metadata Eliminate/Edit PDF properties added by ...
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Copyright of LaTex Templates? [duplicate]

I have a LaTeX template produced by Elsevier, "elsarticle-template-3-num.tex", which I have used to typeset a document. I want to distribute the compiled .pdf that I have typeset. Does the copyright ...
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How to insert copyright line on Title Page? [duplicate]

I am new to LaTeX. would like to insert the copyright on the title page of my ebook. This is what I want it to look like (centered in the middle of the page): Title, Author, Copyright (copyright ...
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How does xelatex change an image [closed]

I have a particular logo image saved as a pdf file that I can include fine with pdflatex, but when I compile with xelatex the compilation fails. I think the issue is essentially the same as in this ...
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Inserting a Creative Commons Licence into a LaTeX document

I'd like to insert a CC license on a manuscript (a book or report). I've seen the page for downloading the CC icons, and also some questions asked in the forum CC logo and Generate CC information. ...
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Footers are disappearing when adding text “behind” title page

I have a "book" with a cover and several chapters and appendices. I need to add some text and images (publishers) "behind" the cover. So I tried the \newpage command after the title page. It worked, ...
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Book - information page

I have a question regarding the latex book class. I want to add a page (in the frontmatter) with information regarding copyright, ISBN, edition information, publisher, number of copies, year of ...
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How can I publish a document that uses resources I don't personally have access to?

The high-resolution/vector images of many institution logos are held under copyright and strict restrictions. I don't have access to these logos personally, and I've been unsuccessful in asking for ...
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Using graphics from others' publications [closed]

I don't know the correct forum to ask this, but if I am doing research and find a very nice graphic I would like to use in my paper, can I cut and paste and cite?
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Changing copyright notice of theme

In this question about adding visual style and pizzaz one person gave an answer with a link to a package (grid.sty) whose documentation contains a style that suits me a lot. I would like to use it in ...
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Using TeX in a report generator - Legal question

I would like to be able to generate a (dynamic) report automatically using TeX. My proposed solution is simple: A user clicks a button and The apropriate TeX code is generated (on runtime) and saved ...
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A compact LaTeX template for sig conferences that does not produce a permission block [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove the copyright box on a paper that uses the ACM sig-alternate.cls class file? I am editing a paper with LaTeX and I use the template sig-alternate.cls, ...
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How to add copyright notice (in a box with borders) at bottom of first page?

I want to add a box with some copyright statement at the bottom of my paper. What is the easiest/best way to do this? Ideally, the box would have the width of the text, and be horizontally centered. ...
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Secure the pdf produced by Latex [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set security options to create PDF using pdflatex I was wondering if there are any provisions for securing the pdf generated by Latex? I mean secure it from ...
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Copy right of style files, e.g. Cambridge University Press's

Just started using LaTeX so pardon my ignorance here. I was wondering whether style files created for example by Cambridge University Press are free to be used for commercial purposes (a book, ...
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Is this copyright information sufficient for distributing theme files?

I need to distribute theme files to several colleagues, and the templates I'm working off of all have this header: Copyright year by name <email> This file may be distributed and/or modified ...
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Is there a poisonous interaction between memoir, hyperref, and hyperxmp?

In another, now rather confused, question, I'm struggling to get copyright information into a PDF produced by memoir. The investigations so far have led to this problematical MWE: % !TEX TS-program ...
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How to add copyright information to PDF metadata

The Last(?) Word I have now accepted @MatthewLeingang's answer. This directs me to the hyperxmp package, which appears to be the simplest solution (for me as a very-end user). The fact that this ...
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How to replace all pictures by white rectangles?

I have a long document (800 pages) with lots of pictures (300 pictures). I have to produce a version of this document without the pictures (for copyright reasons). The solution I have found so far is ...
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How to add an author name or copyright symbol on each page in memoir class?

I am using the memoir document class to write my first book in calculus. How I can display my name, for example, on each page?
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How to remove the copyright box on a paper that uses the ACM sig-alternate.cls class file?

The ACM provides a LaTeX template called sig-alternate.cls (webpage, class file). The current version is 2.4 released in April, 2009. I would like to submit a paper for review using this class file. ...
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Multi-line footer for single page

I need to add a copyright notice to my paper, and do not want it to break the layout, so I want to place it into the footer/header area of the initial page. Text may be multi-line. It should be ...
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How to add a copyright page to the report class.

How do I add a copyright page, just after the title page in the report or book class? (Like in standard books about a block of a copyright license at the bottom of the page).
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Is it actually illegal to TeX `texbook.tex`? [closed]

At the top of texbook.tex, it is written: % This manual is copyright (C) 1984 by the American Mathematical Society. % All rights are reserved! % The file is distributed only for people to see its ...