Software and the law

Software and the law

Course provided by Open University

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 8 hours study time

  • Information technology

  • Free

  • Level 3

About this course

In this free course, Software and the law, you'll look at the laws relevant to software and its use, taking a global perspective.

Learning outcomes

  1. Explain the differences between various types of intellectual property and the legal frameworks that apply to each type.
  2. Understand the issues that arise when drawing up contracts relating to acquiring or developing software.
  3. Explore the legal frameworks relating to software systems in a specific context.