What's in a Name? Recent Developments in Copyright Protection
The Oracle v. Google trial wrapping up in California has renewed
the legal debate on whether copyright protection of software extends to application programming interfaces (APIs). We'll discuss the current state of the law, and what an appellate victory for Oracle might mean to the software industry and developer community. We'll also have an interactive discussion on some of the analogies and constructs lawyers and developers can use to explain these important software and legal concepts to our friends, families and colleagues.