Kitchen Design Copyright Spat To Be Decided By Jury

Law360, New York (February 12, 2010, 4:21 PM EST) -- In a declaratory judgment suit brought by Real View LLC, a federal judge has ruled that portions of a 20-20 Technologies Inc. kitchen design software program are protected under copyright law, setting the stage for a jury to decide whether infringement occurred.

Judge Patti B. Saris of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts on Thursday ruled that 20-20's program could be protected as a compilation under copyright law even though the icons, toolbars and other aspects of the software are not protected as...
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