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Stan James wins latest battle over alleged infringement of football match data rights

Football authorities in England and Scotland have lost the latest round of a legal battle with a gambling operator over the alleged infringement of their intellectual property rights. 20 Mar 2014

Information held in electronic databases not property which can be possessed, rules UK court

Information stored electronically does not constitute property which someone can exercise possession of, judges in the UK have ruled. 20 Mar 2014

Database rights may be infringed by aggregation of others' data via website search engines, says CJEU

Operators of websites in the EU that allow users to search for content on other sites and then display the information on their own site may be in breach of intellectual property laws as a result of a recent ruling by the EU's highest court. 10 Jan 2014

Gas company vicariously liable for database rights infringement by staff

The market leader in the sale of liquid propane gas (LPG) in the UK has been found vicariously liable for the infringement of database rights belonging to a rival. 18 Oct 2013

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