The European Court of Justice unequivocally determined the legal prerequisites for the sale of used software.
- The program copy was marketed within the EU or Switzerland with the authorization of the creator.
- The program was fully bought, not merely rented.
- The first purchaser has to render his program copy unusable when s/he sells the program to third parties.
- On the basis of the chain of title, the user of a computer program has to be able to prove that s/he is the rightful owner of the program copy and entitled to its usage.
Only if our transferability validation can attest that all conditions have been met, the licences enter the market. That way, we can make sure that only legally valid used software licences are being traded on li-x.