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Professor Mark Perry


he thesis considers the legal protection of computer programs in Canada and India. The research traces the development of protection of computer programs in Canada and India as these jurisdictions have taken divergent approaches to protect computer programs. It further studies the current legal approach adopted by the Canadian and Indian courts to combat the problem relating to protection of computer programs and it analyzes whether copyrights are an appropriate legal protection for computer programs from the point of view of computer program developers and consumers.



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