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Protecting Your Software Intellectual Property

John Storts

As software gets easier to distribute, especially via online channels like Apple's Mac App Store, it also becomes easier to steal. But, theft isn't the only threat: Software has also become more vulnerable to illegal copying and copyright infringement.

 

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Be Prepared for a Software Audit

Software audits are a fact of life for the modern enterprise.

Software intellectual property expert Bob Zeidman created "The Software IP Detective's Handbook: Measurement, Comparison, and Infringement Detection" to help businesses protect software-oriented intellectual property (IP). Zeidman, developer of the CodeSuite software IP analysis tool, provides a framework and practical examples that will help you:

  • Understand IP analysis concepts
  • Spot signs of theft or infringement via comparison and correlation of source code
  • Track third-party code and malware in applications

 

Check out our excerpt from Zeidman's book for recommendations on how you can determine whether your software IP has been copied without authorization, plagiarized or stolen. You've invested too much in your software to allow it to be exploited by the dishonest.

 

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