The Legal Protection of Databases

The Legal Protection of Databases

by Mark J. Davison
     
 

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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

Overview

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 William R. Cornish; Acknowledgements; Table of cases; Table of legislation; Table of European Union legislation; Table of treaties, conventions, other international international and regional instruments; 1. Introduction; 2. Some basic principles; 3. Protection of databases in the EU; 4. Transposition of the Directive; 5. Protection of databases in the United States of America; 6. International aspects of protection of databases; 7. The appropriate model for the legal protection of databases; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

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