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Software and Law – Jed Scully Presented by: Diala T. Gammoh eel6883 – Software Engineering II Dr.Dalma Turgut
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2 Agenda Introduction to Software and Law The Ownership of Intellectual Expression  Software Copyright “Business Methods” Patents for Software Additional Statutory Remedies for Software  Protection
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3 The law of Contracts, Protocols and Private  Agreements Future Developments for Software and the  Law, 2005 – 2010 Summary and Conclusion Agenda
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4 Introduction to Software and Law A Definition of Software:     A software is a packaged set of electronic  instructions for performing certain tasks on a  computer hardware platform. Culture and Legal Assumptions:     The idea of ownership is a cornerstone not only for the American Society but all modern,  democratic nations and culture.   
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5 Introduction to Software and Law The Concept of Intellectual  Property       The ability to separate  physical containers   from valuable    intellectual  content is     at the root of  the legal rules that describe and protect intellectual property.      
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6 Introduction to Software and Law The Concept of Intellectual Property                
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7 The Role and Rule of Law     “rules under law” are enforced by the state or the  nation and any violations of these rules might  result in a serious penalties. Jurisdiction and the Law      Controlling cyberspace transactions is very  problematic. Jurisdiction might control the  hardware that generate and receive electronic  data but digital transmission can easily bypass  these controls. Introduction to Software and Law
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8 Introduction to Software and Law Cyberspace, the internet and Intellectual  Properties Before Cyberspace:    John Perry Barlow-a lyricist for Grateful Dead and  one of founders of the Electronic Frontier  Foundation- refers to copyright as the protection of  the bottles, or containers of fine wine rather than  the protection of the wine itself.        
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9 After cyberspace:    Any person can and does distribute content, regardless any  ownership claims, throughout the  “click and send” effort and without necessity of  permissions or agreements.     Introduction to Software and Law
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The ownership of    Intellectual Expression:    Copy Right: is the legal protection of  expressive communication.    Patent Right: is the invention which
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