Legal protection of computer programs by Bryan Niblett

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Published by Oyez in London .

Written in English

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  • Copyright -- Computer programs -- Great Britain.

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Book details

StatementBryan Niblett.
LC ClassificationsKD1303.C65 N52
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 155 p. ;
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3844662M
ISBN 100851205097
LC Control Number81160942

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