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Author National Research Council (U.S.). Steering Committee for Intellectual Property Issues in Software.

Title Intellectual property issues in software / Steering Committee for Intellectual Property Issues in Software, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1991
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 111 pages)
Contents Changing contexts for the software industry -- Background to basic legal issues -- Is software a special case? -- A closer look at current issues -- The open agenda
Summary Software is the product of intellectual creativity, but protection of the intellectual property residing in software is the subject of some controversy. This book captures a wide range of perspectives on the topic from industry, academe, and government, drawing on information presented at a workshop and forum
Notes Committee chairman: Lewis M. Branscomb
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Computer software industry -- United States.
Computer software -- United States.
Copyright -- Computer programs.
Intellectual property -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Branscomb, Lewis M., 1926-
LC no. 90062783
ISBN 0585020698 (electronic bk.)
9780585020693 (electronic bk.)