Software and Internet Law

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This unique area of the law calls for a comprehensive, in-depth casebook that can meet the challenge and this is it! To keep up with the constantly changing world of Internet Law, the authors of SOFTWARE AND INTERNET LAW have designed the Internet materials to serve as the nucleus of an Internet Law class. Along with the authors' companion website, this casebook offers complete coverage of all aspects of computer law including hardware, software, the Internet, and E-commerce. What makes this casebook such a ...

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Overview

This unique area of the law calls for a comprehensive, in-depth casebook that can meet the challenge and this is it! To keep up with the constantly changing world of Internet Law, the authors of SOFTWARE AND INTERNET LAW have designed the Internet materials to serve as the nucleus of an Internet Law class. Along with the authors' companion website, this casebook offers complete coverage of all aspects of computer law including hardware, software, the Internet, and E-commerce. What makes this casebook such a necessity for your Software or Internet Law course?

  • Offers a traditional casebook with a cases-and-notes pedagogy, paired with a website that features important and cutting-edge cases and articles
  • Presents an invaluable combination of original text, significant cases, challenging problems, and exemplary questions mixed with the authors' insight based on their cumulative scholarship and classroom experience
Illuminates the many roles of lawyers servicing the software industry and Internet such as:
  • Drafting or negotiating agreements for the custom development of software
  • Knowing how to protect a firm's overall intellectual capital in software
  • Reviewing a website to ensure that no illegal content is posted there
  • Litigating claims and settling disputes between their clients and other firms
  • Integrates legal concepts from a variety of fields such as contract law, intellectual property, and antitrust law to promote dynamic thinking and problem solving in this fast-paced field
  • Raises questions about the adequacy of existing laws for adapting to the challenges posed by computer software and the Internet
  • Discusses innovative licensing agreements such as 'shrink-wrap licenses' for distributing mass-market information products
  • Considers economic issues in computer law, especially those derived from 'network effects' in which the function of software or hardware depends upon pre-existing and patented software
  • Allows professors to supplement the existing material with their own material or content from the authors' website to explore a topic in greater depth
SOFTWARE AND INTERNET LAW features such hot topics as:
  • Free speech
  • Jurisdiction
  • Electronic commerce
  • Domain names
  • Spam
  • Security
  • Internet regulation
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The authors of this law school textbook, recognizing the rapidly changing nature of their topic, attempt to provide a base of the fundamental principles and issues on which subsequent developments in software and Internet law will build. With frequent references to case law, chapters discuss trade secret protection, copyright law, patent protection, trademarks, software licensing, Internet jurisdiction, intellectual property, content regulation, privacy and encryption, electronic commerce, and Internet governance. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735513129
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 7/28/2000
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 1446

Table of Contents

Introduction to Computer Technology, Network Economics and Intellectual Property Law

A. The Early History of Computers

B. An Introduction to Computer Technology

C. How Software is Made

D. The Economics of Computer Software and Network Markets

E. Overview of Intellectual Property Protection for Computer Software

PART I SOFTWARE LAW

Chapter 1: Trade Secret Protection

A. The Secrecy Requirement

B. Disclosure of Trade Secrets

C. Misappropriation

D. Reverse Engineering

Chapter 2: Copyright Law

A. The Origins of Copyright Protection for Computer Software

B. The Scope of Software Copyright

C. Exclusive Rights in Computer Programs

D. Fair Use

E. Reverse Engineering

F. Copyright Misuses

Chapter 3: Patent Protection

A. Is Software Patentable Subject Matter?

B. Examination of Validity of Software Patents

C. Infringement

D. Design Patents on Software

Chapter 4: Trademarks and Trade Dress

A. Protecting Programs Through Trademark

B. Compatibility and Standardization

C. Trademarks as Lockout Devices

Chapter 5: Sui Generis Protection of Computer Technology

A. The Semiconductor Chip Protection Act

B. Sui Generis Protection for Databases

C. Proposals for Sui Generis Protection for Software

Chapter 6: Software Licensing

A. License vs. Sale

B. What is at Stake in the License vs. Sale Debate

C. Contract Formation, Enforcement, and Warranties

D. The Contract-Intellectual Property Boundary

E. Software Consulting Agreements

Chapter 7: Antitrust in the Computer Industry

A. Principles of Antitrust Law

B. Monopolization

C. Agreements to Restrain Trade

D. Mergers and Acquisitions

E. Remedies

Chapter 8: International Protection of Computer Technology

A. Trade Secrecy

B. Copyright

C. Patents

D. Semiconductor Chip Design Protection

E. Database Protection

F. Contracts and Licensing

G. Antitrust and Competition Policy

H. Extraterritoriality

PART II INTERNET LAW

Chapter 9: Jurisdiction and Choice of Law

Chapter 10: Intellectual Property in Cyberspace

A. Trademark Law

B. Copyright Law

Chapter 11: Content Regulation

A. Defamation

B. Indecent or Obscene Communications

C. Spam

Chapter 12: Computer Crimes

Chapter 13: Privacy and Encryption

A. Privacy

B. Encryption

Chapter 14: Electronic Commerce

A. Background on Electronic Commerce

B. Online Contracts and Payments

C. Internet Taxation

D. Making Policy for Electronic Commerce

Chapter 15: Internet Governance

Glossary

Table of Cases

Table of Statutes

Index



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