The MacNew Instrument is protected by national and international laws. The Berne Convention and the national laws on intellectual property fully apply to the MacNew Instrument and its documents.
MacNew.org as the copyright holder of the MacNew Instrument controls access (distribution and reproduction), its adaptation or modification, and its translation. Copyright is a means to protect the integrity of an instrument.
To maintain, develop and adapt to cultural versions the MacNew Instrument will be distributed only on a license basis.
Goals for the licensing and user registration programs are:
(1) assuring the integrity of the MacNew Instrument
(2) maintaining the highest scientific standards for the MacNew and its scoring algorithms
(3) generating user norms and international reference values allowing easy interpretation
If you do need further information about the MacNew Heart Diesease Quality of Life Instrument and licensing process please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org