Not a Seed of Doubt: Substantial Extraction of Database

Thanks to Kevin Pomfret for passing this one along.

By Darren Meale, Associate and Anthony Trenton, Partner, SNR Denton UK LLP, LexisNexis, August 31, 2011

In Beechwood House Publishing (t/a Binleys) v Guardian Products Ltd & Anor [2011] EWPCC 22 (20 June 2011), the Patents County Court considered the issue of what amounts to a substantial extraction of data, and therefore an infringement, under the Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997 (the “Regulations”).

For full text of the legal analysis visit Not a Seed of Doubt: Substantial Extraction of Database.

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