The Ups and Downs of Look and Feel

  title={The Ups and Downs of Look and Feel},
  author={Pamela Samuelson},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
Just over a year ago, it seemed as if Apple might succeed with its look and feel claim against Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard. It also appeared that look and feel was not at issue in the Lotus vs. Borland case. Now Apple's claim appears to be out the window, and the "feel" part of look and feel has been added to the Lotus vs. Borlandsuit. Last September's "Legally Speaking" column provided an update on the major look and feel lawsuits. It was composed with the expectation that no significant… CONTINUE READING