Category: computer programs

So you want to protect computer programs by copyright, the Oracle v Google and SAS v WPL cases (Updated)So you want to protect computer programs by copyright, the Oracle v Google and SAS v WPL cases (Updated)



Are computer programs protected by copyright? That issue was a hot one three decades ago when courts began to struggle with whether these intangible utilitarian objects could be protected. Were they machine parts outside the realm of copyright or literary works, the kind of subject matter that copyright protects?… ...