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Intellectual Property Transactions Attorney Co-Authors Inside Market Data Article on Legal Precedents Behind Licensing Disputes

Practices: Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Transactions

Intellectual property transactions associate Michael Kurzer (New York) co-authored a July 18 Inside Market Data article discussing the legal precedents behind licensing dispute. While gray areas remain around the intellectual property of market data, vendors are stepping up enforcement, and consumers must take care to be compliant, even at the expense of data licenses.

The co-authors share advice on how financial and investment firms should treat datasets that might contain copyrightable intellectual property and explain that best way for financial firms to avoid risk when using market data and indexes is to take a license.

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