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BILL GATES TO SPEAK AT SPRING MEETING OF MASSACHUSETTS COMPUTER SOFTWARE COUNCIL

 BILL GATES TO SPEAK AT SPRING MEETING
 OF MASSACHUSETTS COMPUTER SOFTWARE COUNCIL
 U.S. Representative Barney Frank Also Will Speak On
 Copyright Law
 BOSTON, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Gates, Chairman and CEO, Microsoft Corporation, will discuss the future of the software industry and Microsoft's strategies at the Massachusetts Computer Software Council's spring membership meeting on Friday, May 1. The meeting will take place at the Newton Marriott Hotel, Newton, Mass. from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Gates' speech, "Beyond 1992: Microsoft and the Industry," is scheduled to begin at 10:15 a.m. Congressman Barney Frank, U.S. House of Representatives, will deliver his presentation, "Copyright and Intellectual Property Legislation," at 9:10 a.m. The Honorable Barney Frank sits on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration, the subcommittee that considers legislation on intellectual property issues. Frank will speak about copyright and intellectual property concerns that affect the software industry.
 Also at the meeting, the Software Council will release the results of the 5th Annual Survey of Compensation, conducted in cooperation with Coopers & Lybrand. The national survey focuses on issues of compensation for executive positions for each of the major functional areas in a software company as well as entry, middle and managerial positions in technical areas.
 The Council will also release the 1992 Complete Guide to the Massachusetts Computer Software Industry, a comprehensive directory of more than 1400 software companies, in cooperation with Mass Tech Times and sponsored by Arthur Andersen.
 Registration begins at 8 a.m. The press is invited to attend the event. The Massachusetts Computer Software Council is a non- profit industry association of more than 250 chief executives of Massachusetts software companies. The mission of the Massachusetts Computer Software Council is to attract capital, customers and employees to the Massachusetts software industry. Founded in 1985 by a group of software company executives that includes many of the industry's leaders, the Software Council represents a broad range of independent Massachusetts developers and marketers of microcomputer, minicomputer and mainframe software products.
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 /CONTACT: Joyce Plotkin of the Software Council, 617-437-0600 or Doug Black or Phyllis Lessner of Miller Communications, 617-536-0470/ CO: Massachusetts Computer Software Council ST: Massachusetts IN: CPR SU:
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