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Piecing together Powerflex
Record ID:
21525
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2000
Source:
LIJ (2000) 74 No 6
Date_of_entry:
08/08/2000
Legislation:
Copyright Amendment (Computer Programs) Bill 1999
Notes:
The High Court's Powerflex decision represents a victory for computer software developers who want to produce products that are compatible with exisiting applications. The decision reaffirms the traditional distinction between the expression of an idea or function and the idea or function itself. It also reaffirms that copyright law will be applied to to protect the product of the programmer's skill and art, rather than the functions that that art achieves
Section:
Articles
Month:
July


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