Every plan you see on our site is a Rand original, created by Kristoff Rand. All plans therein are protected under the Federal Copyright Act, Title XVII of the U.S. code and Chapter 37 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Aboveallhouseplans.com retains title and ownership of the original documents. The drawings licensed to you can only be used by the purchaser of the plans within your given geographic exclusion.
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Reproduction of these home plans, either in whole or in part, including any form of copying and/or preparation of derivative works thereof, for any reason without prior written permission, is strictly prohibited. The purchase of a set of home plans in no way transfers any copyright or other ownership interest in it to the buyer except for a limited license to use that set of home plans for the construction of dwellings within your given geographic exclusion. to avoid any house plan copyright /license infringement, it is necessary to contact the plan’s designer to receive a release and license for any extended usage.
Copyright and licensing of home plans for construction exist to protect all parties. It respects and supports the intellectual property of the original architect or designer. House plan copyright law has been reinforced over the past few years. Willful infringement could cause settlements for statutory damages up to $100,000.00 plus attorney fees, damages and loss of profits.
Author: Kristoff Rand