The Author examines the courts' reluctance to grant intellectual property protection to graphic user interfaces, the visual elements of computer software. Rolling suggests that software manufacturers should seek trade dress protection of graphic user interfaces.
Jane M. Rolling,
No Protection, No Progress for Graphical User Interfaces,
2 Marq. Intellectual Property L. Rev. 157
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