July 19, 2018
On July 18, Law360 published an article by RPJ Partner Mark H. Moore discussing how courts are analyzing copyright protection for computer software.
“For many a company, proprietary computer software is its most valuable asset, so protecting this key intellectual property is a priority. Due to developments in jurisprudence limiting the efficacy of patent protections for the concepts behind software, companies have increasingly turned to the U.S. Copyright Act as an alternative safeguard for the expression of such concepts through the design of software. However, two recent copyright decisions reflect yet another challenge for companies seeking to protect their software — highly nuanced examinations of the functionality and structure…”
Mr. Moore’s article comes just prior to a free CLE webcast he is leading with AltaClaro next Wednesday, July 25 at 12pm ET.
Click here to register for “Stopping Software Theft: Copyright Protections and How to Enforce Them.”