Creative Commons Licences: What to Do with the Database Right?

Contrary to other types of open content licences, Creative Commons licences are intended to be translated and adapted to the laws of many jurisdictions. Local or regional peculiarities of the copyright regime can sometimes require an adaptation to the licences that would disrupt their worldwide similarity. In another article arising from the SCL Forum 2010, Lucie Guibault focuses on one of these peculiarities: the European sui generis database right.

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