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computer program

a set of instructions set out in a clear and logical sequence which tells a processor within a COMPUTER how to perform a particular task. Computer programs are often written in ‘high-level’ program languages like BASIC (beginners all-purpose symbolic instruction code) or COBOL (common business-orientated language), but must then be converted into MACHINE CODE for use in a computer.
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In addition to the loss of licensing income using unauthorized software leads to many engineers in Turkey being prevented from developing computer programs with high added value.
Computer programs which control technical processes or which improve the internal operation of the computer are unlikely to be excluded from patentability solely because they include software.
Most computer programs are unusable, or become unusable over the course of time, because the program itself and any accompanying program documentation are written or modified, usually unintentionally, for the programmer himself or others who are already familiar with both the use and Logic of the particular program.
LEGAL PROTECTION OF COMPUTER PROGRAMS IN INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL REGULATIONS
It is hoped that the conference will result in proposals to form the basis for an international agreement on how to protect property rights in computer programs. At present the legal situation varies greatly from country to country.
This section will scrutinize the present state of intellectual property protection for computer programs in the United States.
Reporting becomes much easier with these computer programs. Good data leads to good decisions.
That gave Wright experience with writing code, or computer programs.
They checked computer programs. They made sure that their robots had plenty of battery power.
KeyChain also allows you to utilize and submit log in details for proprietary computer programs.
The museum's first traveling exhibition, Branches, Bristles and Batteries: Toothbrushes Through Time, explored the history of the toothbrush, brushing techniques and healthy eating through advanced computer programs and interactive stations.

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