Section I of this article explores the different avenues of intellectual property protection presently available for computer software here in the United States. Section II then discusses how the European Community has resolved the computer program crisis under European intellectual property law. Lastly, section III will illustrate why sui generis legislation would be the paramount way for Congress to attack the intricacy that is created by computer programs under American intellectual property law.


Agnelli, III, Joseph Francis (2008) “Computer Programs Under the United States Intellectual Property System: Sui Generis Legislation is Needed,” University of Massachusetts Law Review: Vol. 3 : Iss. 1 , Article 4.
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