The author discusses methods of protecting computer firmware from competitors. The Note focuses on patent, copyright, trade secret, and other forms of protection in Japan, West Germany, and the United States. In particular the author discusses the terms of several present and proposed international agreements to provide protection for computer firmware.
Amy Pierson Bates,
Copyright Protection for Firmware: An International View,
4 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 473
Available at: https://repository.uchastings.edu/hastings_international_comparative_law_review/vol4/iss3/2