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|Title:||Patenting Issues in Software Industry|
Gupta, V K
|Abstract:||<smarttagtype namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" name="country-region"><smarttagtype namespaceuri="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" name="place"> The paper discusses the issues related to software patenting and their implications for software industry. It explains the importance of intellectual property protection for software. Presents the salient features of the ongoing global debate on whether software patents can accelerate or hamper the process of innovations in software industry. Tries to draw a view based on the arguments given by two schools of thought and recent trends in software industries for some of the countries favouring and granting software patents. In the last gives India’s stand on software patenting. It concludes by discussing the consequences of strong software patenting system for India followed by the conclusions. </smarttagtype></smarttagtype>|
|ISSN:||0975-1076 (Online); 0971-7544 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||JIPR Vol.07(6) [November 2002]|
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