The Supreme Court's landmark ruling "Lotus Development Corp vs Paperback Software International" is critiqued. The ruling did not resolve the issue of whether copyright law protects user interfaces.
Computer Programs, User Interfaces, and Section 102(b) of the Copyright Act of 1976: A Critique of Lotus v. Paperback,
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