Autodesk v. Dyason

14 SydLawR 518, 1991

6 Pages Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last revised: 5 Jul 2017

Date Written: November 1, 1991


Issues of interpretation and compatibility with respect to the development of technology and intellectual property law have been the subject of increasing contention in recent years. The extent of protection offered by copyright law to computer programs under the Copyright Amendment Act 1984 (Cth) was the subject of the eagerly awaited decision of the High Court in Autodesk lnc. v. Dyason.

Keywords: Copyright; digital works; software; information technology

JEL Classification: K00

Suggested Citation

Manwaring, Kayleen, Autodesk v. Dyason (November 1, 1991). 14 SydLawR 518, 1991, Available at SSRN:

Kayleen Manwaring (Contact Author)

UNSW Law & Justice ( email )

High St
Sydney, 2052

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