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Lotus Development Corporation v. Borland International, Inc.

Docket No.: 94-2003
Argued: January 8, 1996
Decided: January 19, 1996

Topic:

Economic Activity

Petitioner: Lotus Development Corporation
Respondent: Borland International, Inc.


516 U.S. 233 (1996)
Question:

Is a computer program's menu command hierarchy a "method of operation" under 17 U.S.C.102(b), and therefore uncopyrightable?

Lotus Development Corporation v. Borland International, Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 08, 1996

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Opinion
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