Let me preface this post by saying this is one of those deals where I said I would ask, so I'm asking.
Among the other things I've got going on at the moment, I'm the current project coordinator for the ongoing Starflight III project. We're getting ready to get started with coding in earnest, and a question has come up regarding licensing of certain materials (the big thing is artwork). We're going to have some material (starship designs, species, etc.) that will be derived from what was in the original games and were looking into how to go about writing the license for those derived materials.
I know that this is an issue y'all might've had to deal with when you were building Saga (seeing as how it's a Wing Commander game that includes craft from previous "official" products), so I'll ask: do y'all know of a standardized release that says in legalese "I release all my rights - but only my rights - to this intellectual property"? What kind of license do you have in place?
This is a carbon-copy of a question I asked the Standoff folks; same general situation. Sorry for the cut-and-paste.