United States practice. Copyright protection attaches to “original works of
authorship fixed ... Software copyright is the extension of copyright law to
machine-readable software. ... Hi...
The law relating to the patentability of software is still not harmonized
internationally, but some countries have embraced the patentability of computer
Mar 28, 2013 ... If you publish computer software, the single most important legal protection
available to ... Then, suddenly, the protection is no longer automatic.
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
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
The issue of adequate legal protection for computer programs ... The U.K. Patent
Act of 1977 expressly declares that computer programs as such are not.
Tailoring Legal Protection for Computer Software. Peter S. Menell. $221222. This
paper presents an economic analysis of legal protection for computer software.