Database Rights in Big Data and the Cloud—Main Legal Considerations

  • Marcelo Corrales CompagnucciEmail author
Part of the Perspectives in Law, Business and Innovation book series (PLBI)


This chapter delves into detail about the problems raised by database rights in the wake of the Internet and the Big Data era. Database rights, also known as sui generis rights, grant exclusive property protection to any creator of databases based on a qualitative or quantitative substantial investment.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL)University of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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