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History in the United States[edit]. Historically, computer programs were not effectively protected .... (Legal protection of computer programs — Marketing of used licences for computer program...

Copyright Protection of Computer Software - WIPO

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The law relating to the patentability of software is still not harmonized internationally, but some countries have embraced the patentability of computer software ...

Copyrighting Your Software - Why Bother? - Copyright Overview by ...

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If you publish computer software, the single most important legal protection ... But many software authors don't take advantage of its protections, and risk finding ...

Legal protection of computer software - SlideShare

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Mar 21, 2013 ... Brief introduction to IPR issues related to computer programs. Sample cases ... Legal Protection ofComputer Software Olli Pitkänen D.Sc, LL.

Intellectual Property Rights in Software - Law Offices of Eric S ...

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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.

Why Protect Software Through Patents (BitLaw)

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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 ...

Copyright Law and Computer Software | Legal Services | Maricopa ...

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Jan 23, 2002 ... The International Council for Computers in Education (ICCE) issues a ... I agree not to use the equipment to duplicate copyrighted software, whether it ... It is unclear if this is legal, but the ICCE Software Guidelines suggest that ...

Software Copyright - Digital-Law-Online.info

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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 ...

Copyright and software / Intellectual Property Rights / Law at ESA ...

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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.

Copyright Protection for Computer Software in Great - Santa Clara ...

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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.

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Microsoft Windows XP - How is computer software protected by law?

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Computer software is protected by copyright law and international copyright treaties as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties.

Protecting software intellectual property: Patent vs. Copyright ...

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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 ...

Copyright in computer software, although now considered a legal ...

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The industrial reaction to such statistics has been to hold them up to emphasize the need for far-reaching legal protection of computer software – in society's own  ...