Court of Justice
European software developers may be smirking today. The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled yesterday that functions performed by computer programs are not entitled to copyright protection.
Over the past several years, businesses have shifted their operations from regional-based to a global matrix model, establishing global reporting matrixes, global policies, global operational teams and global decision-making. Such changes have created many unique challenges for U.S. attorneys who work in-house at U.S. business operations.