Looking for a Feasible Form of Software Protection: Copryright or Patent, is that the Question?
European Intellectual Property Review, vol. 35, issue 8, 2013, 445-454
24 Pages Posted: 12 Dec 2013
Date Written: December 12, 2013
Software presents important aspects of heterogeneity compared to other intellectual works governed by Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). This paper focuses on the analysis of the two main forms of software protection (copyright and patent), providing some considerations towards the proposal of a feasible system.
Keywords: Intellectual Property Rights, Copyright, Patent, EU Law, Sui Generis Right, Software
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