Does the business model of SAP (2/6) hardly an industry or a company without efficient IT infrastructure and software solutions. Herzogenrath, 19 July 2013 which are future potential of thriving industries in Germany, such as about machinery and plant construction, chemicals, automotive, etc., without hardly exploit the reliable and flexible IT landscapes. This requires powerful business management software. SAP is among the leading providers worldwide. As a contractual basis in the software distribution, SAP uses their terms and conditions (terms and conditions). Market position SAP the software industry in Germany has importance still not a so strong when compared to other sectors, as this is felt in the United States. One German company however stands out from the crowd: SAP.
Today, around 232,000 companies in 120 countries with SAP software work (source: Onvista.de). Copyright as a barrier to trade? Software vendors can enjoy the protection of copyright law, which helps them in their often very far-reaching To enforce the interests of remuneration. Therefore, some manufacturers want to resale of software by the original purchaser (trade with used”software) set tight limits. So the resale only with their consent may be held. Would you accept such restrictions in other assets? “About when buying car restriction, that you the car not or may sell only after obtaining the consent of the manufacturer?” asks Axel Susen, Managing Director of Anand.
“Also I should with my car not in a foreign city and take with certainly no stranger. Also, I should buy additional cars, but individually sell none (just all at once). Also I need to with all the cars in every month the manufacturer workshop for inspection, even if the car was not used. The one or the other software manufacturer, see SAP terms’d such veto rights to the purchaser but.” Some lawyers, including on relevant judgements involved judges, held marketable software licenses in the past for only limited.