IPR and the Use of Open Data and Data Sharing Initiatives by Public and Private Actors
Study commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the Committee on Legal Affairs 2022, available at: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document/IPOL_STU(2022)732266
130 Pages Posted: 16 Jun 2022
Date Written: May 3, 2022
This study analyses recent developments in data related practice, law and policy as well as the current legal framework for data access, sharing, and use in the European Union. The study identifies particular issues of concern and highlights respective need for action. On this basis, the study evaluates the Commission’s proposal for a Data Act.
Keywords: Database Protection, Database Directive, Trade Secrets, Data Ownership, Access to Data, Data Sharing, Data Economy, Data-Driven Economy, Internet of Things, Data Strategy, Access Rights, Portability, Interoperability, GDPR, Personal Data, Digital Markets Act, Data Governance Act, Data Act
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