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Ashton-Tate v. Ross

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Citation Edit

Ashton-Tate Corp. v. Ross, 916 F.2d 516, 521-22, 16 U.S.P.Q.2d (BNA) 1541 (9th Cir. 1990) (full-text), aff'g, 728 F. Supp. 597, 602, 12 U.S.P.Q.2d (BNA) 1734 (N.D. Cal. 1989) (full-text).

Appellate Court Proceedings Edit

The court held that a one-page handwritten list of user commands that were incorporated as part of the user interface was not a copyrightable part of the computer program. "The list simply does not qualify for copyright protection."[1]

References Edit

  1. 916 F.2d at 521-22.

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