This Note will analyze the holding in Lewis Galoob Toys, Inc. v. Nintendo of America. First a background of copyright law relevant to computer technology and video games will be developed. Emphasis will be placed on the issues surrounding exceptions to a copyright holder's exclusive rights and the enhancement of computer programs.
Christopher A. Kesler,
Galoob v. Nintendo: Derivative Works, Fair Use & Section 117 in the Realm of Computer Programs Enhancements, 22 Golden Gate U. L. Rev.