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This podcast aims to outline the way in which the use of big data is increasingly being recognised as a key basis of competition and growth for individual firms. It sets out the scale and nexus of ‘big data’, the importance of market data in the financial services industry, the intellectual property rights that arise in data and considers when the law of confidence will intervene to protect information.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the key elements of database right;
  • Have considered how the radical changes that the financial world is currently undergoing continue to increase the significance of market data;
  • Understand the use of fares data in the air transport industry;
  • Be aware of what metadata is and how it is used.
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Albert (Prince) v Strange 52 [1849] 1 M&G 25;
  • Attheraces v The British Horse Racing Board [2005] EWHC 3015 (Ch);
  • Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988;
  • Council Directive 2008/95/EC;
  • Council Directive 96/9/EC;
  • Football Dataco Ltd v Brittens Pools Ltd [2010];
  • Football Dataco Ltd and others v Sportradar GmbH and another [2010] EWHC 2911;
  • Football Data Co Ltd & Ors v Stan James Abingdon Ltd & Ors [2012] EWHC 1185;
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.

In this podcast Richard Kemp from Kemp Little LLP considers copyright, database right, confidentiality and trade marks. He also outlines the rights and obligations that subsist in relation to data.

Date Recorded: 26th February 2013


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