Autodesk v. Dyason

14 SydLawR 518, 1991

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

See all articles by Kayleen Manwaring

Kayleen Manwaring

UNSW Australia Business School, School of Taxation and Business Law; UNSW Law School, University of New South Wales

Date Written: November 1, 1991

Abstract

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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2624418

Kayleen Manwaring (Contact Author)

UNSW Australia Business School, School of Taxation and Business Law ( email )

Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

UNSW Law School, University of New South Wales ( email )

Sydney
Australia

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