The Legal Protection of Databases

The Legal Protection of Databases

by Mark J. Davison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521049458

ISBN-13: 9780521049450

Pub. Date: 12/03/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Mark Davison examines several legal models designed to protect databases, and specifically, the E.U. Directive—the history of its adoption and its transposition into national laws. Davison compares the Directive with various American legislative proposals, as well as the principles of misappropriation that are behind them. In addition, the book contains a

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Mark Davison examines several legal models designed to protect databases, and specifically, the E.U. Directive—the history of its adoption and its transposition into national laws. Davison compares the Directive with various American legislative proposals, as well as the principles of misappropriation that are behind them. In addition, the book contains a commentary on the appropriateness of the various models in the context of arguments for international agreement on the topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521049450
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/03/2007
Series:
Cambridge Intellectual Property and Information Law Series, #5
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Table of cases
Table of legislation
Table of European Union legislation
Table of treaties, conventions, other international and regional instruments
1Introduction1
2Some basic principles10
3Protection of databases in the EU50
4Transposition of the Directive103
5Protection of databases in the United States in America160
6International aspects of protection of databases217
7The appropriate model for the legal protection of databases237
Glossary288
Bibliography290
Index296

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