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Yes, I designed the text, but it is a bit like a scientific publication which is also gather research results from several scientist. The standards give clear criteria on key work environment metrics. My idea was to sell the text at first and I was thinking about some kind of copyright that stop the buyer to resell the text.
In a second time, I would offer certification services (consulting, audit and evaluation of customer premisces as per the standard). I would like to avoid a competitor to buy the text and offer the same services, using a standard that is not his.
The licence model would, I believe, cover the second point (by, for example, charging a monthly fee for using the standard), but not the first one.
So, I don't think the licencing model is possible (or is it?). Would you have some form of copyright that cover the both?
Do I have to pay for Copyrights?
I am thinking to licence the text to any Company for their own use or to any any other consulting company that would like to offer certification/consulting services based on this text.
It is a good news. How would I be able to prove I wrote the text? Would you have some examples?