Differences In Database Protection Policies Between The Eu And The Us

Online databases play a very important role in the development of the Internet. However, despite their importance, the legal protection they receive in certain countries is sometimes unsatisfactory. Notably, online databases do not receive the same protection under US intellectual property law as they do under EU legislation.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

Is there a global approach regarding database protection?
How are databases protected in the EU?
How are databases protected in the US?
What consequences for e-businesses operating online databases?


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