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On what license Lojban can be used?

Given the fact that inventor of the Loglan language started to claim his copyright on the language's components, and Lojban is basically a successor to Loglan, on what license Lojban is published? Can ...
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Are constructed languages intellectual property? Do they ever stop being IP, once people use them?

Are conlangs intellectual property? Can they be copyrighted? The second question is a little more complicated. Does a certain level of public, common usage cause a conlang to become public domain, ...
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What legal aspects should one consider when creating a constructed language?

Constructed languages, like everything, is an intellectual property, and most countries worldwide do care about protecting the rights of the owners. If I'm about to create a new conlang, should I ...
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