EU Sui Generis Database Protection – A Ten Year Evaluation
Cardinale, Philip J., 2007. Sui Generis Database Protection: Second Thoughts for the European Union and What It Means for the United States. 6 Chi-Kent J. Intell. Prop. 157
On the other hand, see the following: Court Advisor Says Poem List Infringed Database Right
Europe’s highest court could strengthen the rights of database creators to protect their work. One of the European Court of Justice’s Advocates General has issued an opinion backing a German University’s right to stop others using information it compiled.
Source: Out-Law.com, July 15, 2008.
Dr. Lea Shanley is the founder and former co-Chair of the Federal Community of Practice on Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science, a vibrant community of 200 federal employees from more than 35 agencies. She is also a co-founding member of the Citizen Science Association. Dr. Shanley recently served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at NASA, where she helped to foster a culture of open innovation. Prior to this, she founded and directed the Commons Lab at the Wilson Center, served in the US Senate as a Congressional Science Fellow, and worked with local and tribal communities to develop GIS-based decision support systems for city planning, natural resource management, coastal management, and disaster response through the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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