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Articles About Software Intellectual Property Law, Software Copyright, and Other Legal Issues

Who Owns Your Software? Software Copyright and the Work for Hire Doctrine
Who owns the copyright to custom software--the person who designed and coded it, or the person who commissioned the work? The answer might surpise you.
Seven Sins of Software Sellers: Common Mistakes In Protecting Intellectual Property
Is the value of your company strongly tied to your software innovations? Does your company have an intellectual property strategy?
Intellectual Property Strategies for the Software Seller
The company may have a sales strategy and a long-range view of technology, but the legal protection of its intellectual property becomes an after-thought--a strategic orphan.
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