EV Platform Open Source Hardware License Agreement


Preamble

This Open Source Hardware License Agreement (hereinafter “Agreement”) governs the use, modification, and distribution of the hardware designs and related materials (hereinafter “Hardware”) provided by Ozone Motors Private Limited (hereinafter “Licensor”). By using, modifying, or distributing the Hardware, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.


1. License Grant

1.1 Research License: The Licensor grants you a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, modify, and distribute the Hardware for non-commercial research purposes, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.


1.2 Commercial License: Any commercial use of the Hardware requires a separate license. If you wish to use the Hardware for commercial purposes, please contact the Licensor at [Your Contact Information] to obtain a commercial license.


2. Documentation and Attribution

2.1 Documentation: The Licensor will provide comprehensive documentation, schematics, and design files for the Hardware. These materials will be available on [Repository Link] or another designated platform.


2.2 Attribution: Any use, modification, or distribution of the Hardware must include appropriate attribution to the Licensor. You must include the following notice in all copies or substantial portions of the Hardware:


3. Modifications and Contributions

3.1 Modifications: You are permitted to modify the Hardware for research purposes. Any modifications must be documented and made available under the same terms as the original Hardware.


3.2 Contributions: If you contribute modifications or improvements to the Hardware, you grant the Licensor a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, modify, and distribute your contributions under the terms of this Agreement.


4. Commercialization


4.1 Commercial Use: Any use of the Hardware for commercial purposes without a commercial license is strictly prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, manufacturing, selling, or distributing products based on the Hardware.


4.2 Commercial License Terms: To obtain a commercial license, please contact the Licensor at [Your Contact Information]. The terms of the commercial license will include, but are not limited to, royalty payments, attribution requirements, and compliance with specified standards.


5. Enforcement

5.1 Compliance: The Licensor reserves the right to monitor the use of the Hardware to ensure compliance with this Agreement. Unauthorized commercial use of the Hardware will result in legal action.


5.2 Termination: The Licensor may terminate this Agreement if you violate its terms. Upon termination, you must cease all use, modification, and distribution of the Hardware.


6. Disclaimer of Warranty

The Hardware is provided “as is,” without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. In no event shall the Licensor be liable for any claim, damages, or other liability, whether in an action of contract, tort, or otherwise, arising from, out of, or in connection with the Hardware or the use or other dealings in the Hardware.


7. Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India, without regard to its conflict of laws principles.


8. Contact Information

For any questions or inquiries regarding this Agreement or to obtain a commercial license, please contact the Licensor at:


Ozone Motors Private Limited

Chennai, India

desk@ozonemotors.in

+91 73584 55993