Journal Article

Investing in information: rights in telephone directories

Julian Gyngell

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 5, issue 6, pages 407-409
Published in print June 2010 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online June 2010 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI:
Investing in information: rights in telephone directories

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The Federal Court of Australia held that the White Pages and Yellow Pages telephone directories are not protected by copyright because, on the facts, their creation did not involve the requisite degree of ‘independent intellectual effort’ and/or the exercise of sufficient effort of a ‘literary nature’.

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Subjects: Arbitration ; Intellectual Property Law

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