Licensing Research Data Under Open Access Conditions Under European Law
Copyright, Database Right, Scientific Research, Licensing, Open Access
Massive quantities of information are required to fuel the innovation process in a knowledge-based economy; a requirement that is in tension with intellectual property (IP) laws. Against this backdrop, leading thinkers in the IP arena explore the ‘access challenge’ of the 21st century, framed as the tension between the interest in the free flow of information and the fragmentation of knowledge resulting from strong IP laws.
Lucie Guibault, "Licensing Research Data Under Open Access Conditions Under European Law" in Dana Beldiman, ed, Access to Information and Knowledge: 21st Century Challenges in Intellectual Property and Knowledge Governance (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2013) 63.