A Legal Framework for a Data Economy in the European Digital Single Market: Rights to Use Data

Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 2016, Vol. 11, 460-470

11 Pages Posted: 22 Nov 2016

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Herbert Zech

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Juristische Fakultät

Date Written: November 20, 2016

Abstract

Data protection and potential rights to use data serve different purposes. Rights to use data can create a functioning market for data and so help building an information economy. It is at least worth considering the establishment of a right of the data producer. Preferably a uniform right should be created, regardless of whether a company or a consumer act as data producers. Due to the economic importance and the enormous implications of such a right a broad social discussion and clarification through legislative action are desirable.

Keywords: Data Property, Data Protection, Intellectual Property, Big Data

JEL Classification: K10, K11

Suggested Citation

Zech, Herbert, A Legal Framework for a Data Economy in the European Digital Single Market: Rights to Use Data (November 20, 2016). Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 2016, Vol. 11, 460-470, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2873135

Herbert Zech (Contact Author)

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Juristische Fakultät ( email )

Unter den Linden 6
Berlin, D-10099
Germany

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