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Trend is Toward Less Copyright Protection
September/October 1993 (vol. 10 no. 5)
pp. 82-84

The cases of Whelan Associates vs. Jaslow Dental Laboratory, Computer Associates International Inc. vs. Altai, and Apple Computer Inc. vs. Microsoft Inc. are discussed to illustrate trends suggesting that software protection is shrinking, although that could result in the development of more program applications. The traditional and emerging standards of applying copyright protection to software are reviewed.

Index Terms:
copyright protection; Whelan Associates; Jaslow Dental Laboratory; Computer Associates International Inc.; Altai; Apple Computer Inc; Microsoft Inc.; software protection; program applications; standards; copy protection; industrial property; legislation
Citation:
"Trend is Toward Less Copyright Protection," IEEE Software, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 82-84, Sept.-Oct. 1993, doi:10.1109/MS.1993.10048
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