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Computer software & intellectual property.

Computer software & intellectual property.

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Published by Congress of the U.S., Office of Technology Assessment, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer software -- Patents.,
  • Intellectual property -- United States.,
  • Conflict of laws -- Intellectual property -- United States.,
  • Computer software industry -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesComputer software and intellectual property.
    GenrePatents.
    SeriesBackground paper, Background paper (United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment)
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 29 p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22386602M


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Ethics- Intellectual Property Rights: Computer Ethics, Deborah Johnson: Chapter 6 & Supplementary Material CS - University of Oklahoma - Mark Woehrer. 2 Intellectual Property (IP) Union) are debating whether software should be patentable or not.

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Presently, software can be protected using both copyright and patents. Intellectual Property and Computer Software: the Ongoing Controversy Introduction Ever since the computer software industry began during the mid’s with the personal computer revolution, using intellectual property rights (IPR) to protect software has been controversial.

Presently, software can be protected using both copyright and patents. NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of.

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