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
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 ...
Before widely-marketed software, it was easy to protect by a contract or license
agreement any computer program that was being marketed. While a contract ...
Mar 21, 2013 ... Brief introduction to IPR issues related to computer programs. Sample cases ...
Legal Protection ofComputer Software Olli Pitkänen D.Sc, LL.
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.
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 ...
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
protection, with emphasis on applications to computer software. A related, sui
generis, form of ... law, unlike trade secret protection, it is uniform in all the. States
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.