Protect your data with the hot news doctrine
A recent court ruling suggests that IP owners may be able to protect their data with the so-called hot news doctrine. Steven Pokotilow, Ian DiBernardo and Richard Eskew explain the implications
On March 18 2010, a district court's decision in Barclays Capital Inc et al v theflyonthewall.com (the Fly case) applied the 92-year old so-called hot news theory of misappropriation to prevent the aggregation and redistribution of investment firms' equity research...
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