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The easiest way to is to restrict the right to reverse-engineer in the Terms of Service of the Skype client (which he needs to use, in order to have something to reverse engineer.)

Terms of Service don't necessarily have any legal force, and many jurisdictions have legal protections for the right to reverse-engineer, particularly for interoperability purposes.

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