SMARTePLANS® is a United States Registered Trademark.
“How” we create our drawings, as well as the contents, annotations and symbols used in them are patented. The inter-activity within the drawing and between the various digital elements we join to the drawing is patented. The features and online behaviors of the elements within and linked to the drawings is patented. The text descriptions, annotations and captioning is patented.
SMARTePLANS® holds two United States patents:
U.S. 7,733,351 B1
Method for Forming Interactive Image of Indoor and Outdoor Spaces
U.S. 8,010,906 B1
Property Presentation And Visualization Method
All SMARTePLANS® materials are copyrighted; we own over 500 copyrights. Using any of our materials without our written permission is copyright infringement and we have, and will continue to prosecute offenders. You may not copy the materials, distribute them or cause them to be copied or distributed. Changing a part of one does not suddenly make it your own — that is a myth– but it does possibly open you up to additional copyright infringement charges of willful infringement — as doing so is evidence of an intentional and purposeful act — altering or changing copyrighted material is the sole right of the copyright owner.
The best source of information about copyrights is the U.S. government’s internet site www.copyright.gov