The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has confirmed that sui generis database right does not subsist in football fixture lists. However, it has referred questions to the European Court of Justice relating to the scope of protection of database copyright under Article 3 of the Database Directive (96/9/EC).
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Football Dataco Ltd v Yahoo! UK Ltd: database right and database copyright
- McDermott Will & Emery
- Rohan Massey, Francesco Mattina, Gary Moss, Vincent Schröder, Hiroshi Sheraton and Boris Uphoff
- United Kingdom
- February 28 2011
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