Intellectual Property Rights in Data?
Reichman, J H, Samuelson, Pamela, Vanderbilt Law Review
The Authors trace the evolution of hybrid intellectual property rights protecting the contents of noncopyrightable databases from early European Commission proposals sounding in unfair competition law to the strong and potentially perpetual exclusive property right embodied in the final E.C. Directive on Databases adopted in March 1996. Also examined are parallel legislative proposals pending before Congress and the draft international treaty on the legal protection of databases to be considered at a Diplomatic Conference hosted by the World Intellectual Property Organization in December 1996.
The Authors endorse the need to provide some ancillary legal relief for investors in …
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Publication information: Article title: Intellectual Property Rights in Data?. Contributors: Reichman, J H - Author, Samuelson, Pamela - Author. Journal title: Vanderbilt Law Review. Volume: 50. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1997. Page number: 49+. © Vanderbilt Law Review Jan 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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