Software and Internet Law

Mark A. Lemley, Peter S. Menell, Robert P. Merges, Pamela Samuelson, Brian W. Carver, Software and Internet Law, 4th Edition, Wolters Kluwer (2011).


Among the first casebooks in the field, Software and Internet Law presents clear and incisive writing, milestone cases and legislation, and questions and problems that reflect the authors' extensive knowledge and classroom experience. Technical terms are defined in context to make the text accessible for students and professors with minimal background in technology, the software industry, or the Internet.

Always ahead of the curve, the Fourth Edition adds coverage and commentary on developing law, such as the Digital Millennium Copyright Act's Safe Harbor, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, and the Stored Communications Act.

Hard-wired features of Software and Internet Law include:

  • consistent focus on how lawyers service the software industry and the Internet
  • broad coverage of all aspects of U.S. software and internet law;with a focus on intellectual property, licensing, and cyberlaw

The Fourth Edition responds to this fast-changing field with coverage of :

  • the Digital Millennium Copyright Act's Safe Harbor
  • the Electronic Communications Privacy Act
  • the Stored Communications Act
  • Hot News; Misappropriation
  • Civil Uses of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

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Last updated:

September 20, 2016