Interfaces on Trial: Intellectual Property and Interoperability in the Global Software Industry


Presents the history of one of the key debates--the controversy over the protectability of interface specifications and the permissibility of software reverse engineering--in the continuing effort to develop a legal framework for intellectual property rights in the computer software industry. The analysis also provides the necessary background for understanding future debates within the global software industry, including those that will focus on the Information Superhighway. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Boulder, CO
Publication year:
  • 1995


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