A contractually reconstructed research commons for scientific data in a highly protectionist intellectual property environment
Extensive article analyzing the legal situation in 2003 regarding open access to scientific data, its threats and possible ways to ensure it in the future.
Reichman, J.H. & Uhlir, P.F.
Law and Contemporary Problems, Wednesday, January 1, 2003 (All day)
Factual data are fundamental to the progress of science and to our preeminent system of innovation. Freedom of inquiry, the open availability of scientific data, and full disclosure of results through publication are the cornerstones of basic research, which both domestic law and the norms of public science have long upheld.
Jerome H. Reichman and Paul F. Uhlir, Contractually Reconstructed Research Commons for Scientific Data in a Highly Protectionist Intellectual Property Environment, 66 Law and Contemporary Problems 315-462 (2003). Available at: http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/faculty_scholarship/894.
Copyright © 2003 by J.H. Reichman and Paul F. Uhlir
J.H. Reichman and Paul F. Uhlir