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Stopping Software Theft: Copyright Protections and How to Enforce Them

Proprietary computer software developed by a company is often its most valuable asset. Protecting this key intellectual property from competitors requires planning prior to the existence of a dispute and effective advocacy once a dispute arises.

This webcast, featuring expert panelist Mark Moore (Partner, Reavis Page Jump LLP), emphasizes practical advice rather than legal niceties and draws on Mark’s deep experience in multi-year litigation involving these issues. Viewers will gain familiarity with:

• Protections for computer software under the U.S. Copyright Act
• The pros and cons of registering software with the U.S. Copyright Office
• The legal and practical hurdles to obtaining copyright protection for software; and
• The tactical challenges of enforcing such protection

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this material, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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