The best method for protection of computer software has been a topic of debate and considerable controversy during the past few decades both in the United States, and in technologically advanced countries throughout the world. Current legal theories of protection include patent, trade secret and copyright law. Although each theory has its particular merits, this Note will focus on the growing trend toward copyright protection for computer software.





To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.