Policy

Tekla development opens up a world, but also comes with some restrictions

Tekla APIs License Agreements shortly

This page explains the terms by which you may use Tekla APIs. The short English summary below is just a summary and doesn’t capture all of the terms. Please ensure you read also the full length agreements. You can find the License Agreements at the bottom of this page.

MONETIZATION

You can develop Tekla Structures and Tekla EPM applications for your own use. However, if you want to distribute and sell Tekla applications for third parties you will need to be member of Tekla Partners Program. Note that Trimble Connect applications are for internal use only.

TEKLA PARTNERS PROGRAM

Trimble may grant or reject your application to join Tekla Partners Program. Participation in the Tekla Partners Program is subject to payment of the annual fee in accordance with Trimble’s price list.

USAGE OF TEKLA PARTNERS PROGRAM SUITE

The licensing terms limit the usage of Tekla software included in the Tekla Partners Program Suite only for development purposes: software can not be used for commercial purposes including, but not limited to,  modeling, detailing, or fabrication.

IPR

You will own the intellectual property rights of your application and related documentation. However, you will grant Trimble a license to utilize your application, for example, to further develop Tekla software products and services.

PATENTS

You must grant licenses to your patents to Trimble or any third party desiring such a license on fair and reasonable terms.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Trimble is not responsible for applications you develop. You are solely responsible for any claims that may arise relating to your application.