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Intellectual Property Rights Protection for a Structure of a Computer Program

Student: Ekaterina Lobysheva

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Faculty: Faculty of Law

Educational Programme: Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law (Master)

Year of Graduation: 2020

This study deals with the protection of the non-literal computer program elements. The author considers the features of the legal regime of a computer program based on the analysis of court practice in the United States, the European Union, and the Russian Federation, as well as analyzes the issue of protection of non-literal computer program elements in these legal systems. The general features and differences of legal regimes of software protection for computer programs and the main problems of the existing legal regime of software protection as a copyright object are revealed. On the basis of the conducted research, the author makes a conclusion about the most optimal protection regime for non-literal computer program elements taking into account the criterion of the author's own intellectual creation.

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