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Author Council, National Research
Title Intellectual Property Issues in Software
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 1991
©1991
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Descript 1 online resource (128 pages)
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Note Intellectual Property Issues in Software -- Copyright -- Preface -- NATURE OF THIS PROJECT -- ORGANIZATION OF THE REPORT -- Contents -- Intellectual Property Issues in Software -- 1 Changing Contexts for the Software Industry -- A MATURING INDUSTRY -- CHANGING TECHNOLOGY -- CHANGING LEGAL CONTEXT -- UNPREDICTABLE FUTURE -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- 2 Background to Basic Legal Issues -- COPYRIGHT -- Expressions, Ideas, and Functions -- What Constitutes Copyright Infringement? -- TRADE SECRET -- PATENT -- Characteristics of Patents -- What is Patentable? -- Test for Patentability -- Coherent or Incoherent? -- THE INTERNATIONAL SITUATION -- NOTES -- 3 Is Software a Special Case? -- THE PROCESS -- SOFTWARE AS A CREATIVE MEDIUM -- THE INFLUENCE OF THE MARKET -- SYMBIOSIS IN THE MARKET -- THE CASE OF INTERFACES -- Evolution of User Interfaces -- Where Does Innovation Lie? -- SUMMARY -- NOTE -- 4 A Closer Look at Current Issues -- PROTECTED OR UNPROTECTED? -- THE PATENT-COPYRIGHT INTERFACE -- PATENT PROBLEMS: STRUCTURAL OR LEGAL? -- COMPATIBILITY AND INTEROPERABILITY -- Open Interfaces, a Controversial Suggestion -- Immediate Declaration of Rights -- Standardization -- THE INFLUENCE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW -- WITHHOLDING OF SOURCE CODE -- REVERSE ENGINEERING -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- 5 The Open Agenda -- DEFINING A CONCEPT OF VALUE -- LEGISLATIVE "SOLUTIONS"? -- HYBRID SYSTEM FOR HYBRID TECHNOLOGIES? -- INCREMENTAL IMPROVEMENTS TO PATENT SYSTEM? -- NEXT STEPS -- NOTES -- 6 Bibliography -- Appendixes -- Appendix A Intellectual Property Challenges in Software Workshop Program and Participants -- PROGRAM -- PARTICIPANTS -- Appendix B Intellectual Property Issues in Software Forum Program and Participants -- PROGRAM -- PARTICIPANTS
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Link Print version: Council, National Research Intellectual Property Issues in Software Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press,c1991 9780309043441
Subject Computer software -- United States.;Intellectual property -- United States.;Copyright -- Computer programs.;Computer software industry -- United States
Electronic books
Alt Author Board, Computer Science and Telecommunications
Software, Steering Committee for Intellectual Property Issues in
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