Data Portability Rights versus IP – Part II

Author: Simon Geiregat (Ghent University)
Published: 29.09.2022
© Ernesto López and Simon Geiregat 2022 To reduce situations of economic lock-in, EU law increasingly grants portability rights: entitlements for beneficiaries to “claim back” certain data that they provided or created, and/or to have those data transferred directly from one party to another party of the beneficiary’s choice. As a follow-up to a previous post about the concept of portability and its emergence in personal data protection and consumer law, this second part focusses on portability rights and IP in two forthcoming instruments of “data economy law”: the Digital Markets Act and the proposal for a Data Act.  …