Crossed Signals: Using Oracle America, Inc. v. Google Inc. to Untangle the Analysis of Software Copyright Protection

Date

2015

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Journal ISSN

Volume Title

Publisher

Texas Tech Business & Bankruptcy Law Journal

Abstract

This comment discusses the fundamentals of assigning copyright to software and the inconsistencies between circuits. The comment provides a brief overview of Java and the Oracle America, Inc. v. Google, Inc. decision as well as the development of software copyright protections in different circuits. Finally, the comment gives recommendations for fixing the circuit split regarding software copyright protections.

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Keywords

Oracle, Google, Java, Copyright, software

Citation

2 Bus. & Bankr. L. J. 279