History in the United States. Historically, computer programs were not
effectively protected .... (Legal protection of computer programs — Marketing of
used licences for computer program...
The law relating to the patentability of software is still not harmonized
internationally, but some countries have embraced the patentability of computer
Freibrun focuses his practice in computer/information technology law, Internet
law and intellectual ... Intellectual Property Rights in Software: What They Are and
How the Law Protects Them ... Each affords a different type of legal protection.
On the European level, Directive 2009/24 seeks to harmonise Member States'
legislation in the field of legal protection of computer programs by defining a ...
Software is the term usually used to describe a set of programmes, procedures, ...
manages all the concurrent tasks performed by a computer; utility software is a
collection ... is a creation that may qualify for both patent and copyright protection.
In addition, the basic tenet of copyright law is that copyright will protect only the ...
In addition, obtaining a patent on computer software can be an expensive ...
Mar 29, 2013 ... For example, design patents can be used to protect innovations such as fonts or
computer icons. In all cases, the law currently does not allow ...
presented at The 1991 Pacific Rim Computer Law Conference in Newport Beach,
California. .... of protection now afforded to computer programs in the United.
Nov 1, 2009 ... 2.1.3 Is it possible to protect computer software under other types of intellectual
..... 184.108.40.206 May computer software be protected by patent law?
While there is no single statute in Canada covering all aspects of computer
software law, computer software may be protected by law in Canada in the