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License & company demonstrator


My company wants to create an application to demonstrate his capabilities to address to industrial issues. The application is more like a "skills demonstrator". The goal is not to sell it directly, but to win new customers. Do we have to pay any fee? Because, we can have some indirect revenue because of this application done with your technology as well?

I guess, my situation is very close to McLaren Configurator project, does McLaren have to pay fee each time they sold a car?

Thanks for your answer.

Regards, Matt

Product Version: UE 4.12
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asked Aug 23 '16 at 03:57 PM in Legal & Licensing

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My understanding of the license is that you would not have to pay a fee if you are not selling the software itself. But I am not a lawyer and this is not legal advice. :-)

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answered Aug 23 '16 at 05:20 PM

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avatar image mdonge Aug 23 '16 at 05:26 PM

Yes that's it ! You pay only if you earn money with it ... Even free to play can use this engine for free !

avatar image atypic STAFF Aug 23 '16 at 08:56 PM

That's correct - if the Product (as defined by the EULA) has no revenue, there is no royalty. Indirect revenue in the form of getting them to engage your company for separate services doesn't count here.

Also I can't get into our arrangement with McLaren.

avatar image CleanCut Aug 24 '16 at 08:36 PM

@mattf06 if you could mark this answer as accepted, that would be great.

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More clear.

Thanks for your answers.

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answered Aug 24 '16 at 12:38 PM

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