Software Directive

Directive 2009/24/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the legal protection of computer programs (Codified version) (Text with EEA relevance)

 

Preamble

 

Article 1 - Object of protection

 

Article 2 - Authorship of computer programs

  

Article 3 - Beneficiaries of protection

 

Article 4 - Restricted acts

 

Article 5 - Exceptions to the restricted acts

  

Article 6 - Decompilation

 

Article 7 - Special measures of protection

 

Article 8 - Continued application of other legal provisions

 

Article 9 - Communication

 

Article 10 - Repeal

 

Article 11 - Entry into force

  

Article 12 - Addressees

  

 

Annex I

 

Annex II

 

 

Disclaimer

Text in force at 06-01-2019. The text can be verified at EUR-LEX. Titles of articles have been added for convenience, but are lacking in the official text, IP-PorTal.