Directive on the legal protection of computer programs (2009)

Directive on the legal protection of computer programs (2009)

EU Member States must protect computer programs by copyright. Programs should be protected as literary works, within the meaning of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works. Computer programs include their preparatory design material. The protection provided for in Directive 2009/24/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the […]

Is UK Design Law fit for purpose ?

Is UK Design Law fit for purpose ?

… will help us understand whether the scope of the law relating to design and the structures and methods of protecting the aspects of design which you consider to be valuable are in your view "fit for purpose", and if not, why not? The link to the questionnaire is set out below. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/designrights

Kindly note that the date for completion of the online questionnaire is 20 April 2012.