In a recent case SAS Institute Inc. v World Programming Ltd., the European Union's highest court ruled that Software companies can't rely on copyright rules to prevent rivals from "reverse engineering" computer programs.  In this article Guy Wilmot, a solicitor in Corporate & Commercial team, comments on the implications of the case.

This article was first published on 2 May 2012 in digital edition of Bloomberg and can also be viewed online.

Copyright cant block software reverse engineering court - Bloomberg - May 2012.pdf