Feist Standard in the Threshold Assigned to AOIC
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Harmonization of the threshold of copyright protection (author’s own intellectual creation) for databases under Article 3 resembles the standard developed in Feist decision. Following the impact of Feist, there have been positive developments such as freeing of factual information available in public domain. Examples suggest that producers are interested in improving the presentation of factual contents in compilations. By virtue of this arrangement, their directories are copyrightable.