Does Data Ownership Hinder Biomedical Research?

Annie Sorbie, Wifak Gueddana, Graeme Laurie, David Townend

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional


The concept of ‘my data’ is important: notions of reward,
opportunity, control, and safeguarding establish legitimate,
potentially competing ‘ownership’ interests in data. In
particular, this research raises serious questions about the
long-term effectiveness of an open access ideology that fails to take account of these subtleties.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSchool of Law, University of Edinburgh
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2020


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