When protecting computer code, your failure to properly protect the trade secret can result in a loss of IP rights. If you wish to protect a trade secret, the copyright office allows you to keep portions of the computer code a secre.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will take on the issue of whether a copyright registration or a copyright application is required before bringing a copyright infringement suit. Currently, depending on the location of your copyright lawsuit, some courts require a copyright registration. Other Courts simply require that you have filed a copyright application Read more about Copyright Application vs. Copyright Registration[…]