'Adiós Sui Géneris': A Study of the Legal Feasibility of the Sui Generis Right in the Context of Research Biobanks

Revista de Derecho y Genoma Humano/ Law and the Human Genome Review. Núm. 38 Enero-Junio 2013 / No. 38 January-June 2013, pp. 125-146

Posted: 29 Sep 2013

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Rossana Ducato

Université Catholique de Louvain and Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles

Date Written: September 24, 2013

Abstract

The European protection of databases has been criticized for having a negative impact on the scientific development and the process of discovery. In the paper it is checked whether one of the most important research infrastructures, such as biobanks, could be entitled with the sui generis right as shaped within the current European legal system.

Keywords: research biobank, genetic database, intellectual property, copyright, sui generis right, data sharing

Suggested Citation

Ducato, Rossana, 'Adiós Sui Géneris': A Study of the Legal Feasibility of the Sui Generis Right in the Context of Research Biobanks (September 24, 2013). Revista de Derecho y Genoma Humano/ Law and the Human Genome Review. Núm. 38 Enero-Junio 2013 / No. 38 January-June 2013, pp. 125-146. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2330488

Rossana Ducato (Contact Author)

Université Catholique de Louvain and Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles ( email )

Bruxelles, 1000
Belgium

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