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Question on royalties

Hi there! I am a 3D designer and was interested in the Enterprise version of this product to create designs for my clients at their request. I wanted to know if this is something I or they would have to pay royalties on. For instance, if I design a cabinet for a client of mine who is an interior designer and I take her vision and make it 3D for her to propose to her client and they pay me money for this design, will royalties need to be paid?

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asked Apr 01 '19 at 01:52 AM in Legal & Licensing

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Based on your description, you will not owe royalties. You can review our Unreal Studio EULA here (https://www.unrealengine.com/en-US/studio/eula).

Section 1(A)(b) is relevant to you:

b. Distribution to Clients - You may Distribute the Engine Technology incorporated in object code (such as an application in executable form) format only as an inseparable part of a Studio Product to a single third party for which you specifically developed the Studio Product in exchange for consultation fees or work-for-hire fees (including fees paid on a time and materials basis) (a “Client”).

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answered Apr 01 '19 at 12:46 PM

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UE wouldn't really be the best thing for that; it would be great for setting up a scene to visualize said cabinet in a room, but it's a game engine not modelling software.

I'll let Epic answer on the legal issues; it sounds like you're wanting to do architectural visualization (arcviz) so maybe look in the licensing agreement in those sections?

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answered Apr 01 '19 at 12:39 PM

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