| Commentary

78 Introduction

| Commentary

5: COMPUTER PROGRAMS

78 Introduction

The Copyright (Computer Programs) Regulations 19921 amended the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 in order to implement Council Directive 91/250/EEC on the legal protection of computer programs (the ‘Software Directive’), and in particular introduced a number of new permitted acts in relation to computer programs. A codified version of the Software Directive has subsequently been introduced2.

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