Computer Software

– Copyright Act of May 12, 1961, No. 2, last amended October 1, 2015, with relevant Sections 39 g, h, and i, last amended April 16, 1999. In accordance with EU directive on protection of computer software Article 2 (3), last amended June 15, 2018.

Protection

Duration: until seventy years after death of copyright creator. Transfer of rights: if the creator is an employee, the rights are transferable to the employer under certain conditions. Further conditions and restrictions: relate to rights of an authorized user to test, copy, amend and refine copyright protected software, and to making a copy of a software code and translating the form of the code to obtain functional interaction between an independently developed software and other software. Certain restrictions apply to making digital copies of software.