How can you protect data?
Data was described by The Economist as as the new oil. Every valuable asset tends to be protected by IP in some shape or form and data is no exception. It is usually protected by a combination of lengthy contracts, trade secrets/the law of confidence, copyright and/or database right. Unsurprisingly, it is also often the subject of litigation. Technomed v Bluecrest  EWHC 2142 is a recent High Court decision about the rights in databases and the potential IP dangers, incl