Category:Legal factors


George P. Larrick holding a book of law standards from The Food and Drug Administration- Image by Wallace F. Janssen

Law related issues which impact engineering, including copyright protection, product liability and contract law.


  • Commercial law - the body of law which governs business and commercial transactions
  • Contract law - the study of agreements between two or more people meant to create a legal obligation
  • Copyright protection - the guarantee of property rights to creative works
  • Employment law - the law governing the relationship of employers to employees
  • Law enforcement - the organized system of enforcement and punishment that promotes adherence to laws