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Football DataCo (FD) grants licenses to third parties allowing them to reproduce certain intellectual property such as fixture lists and statistics owned by the UK's three professional football leagues. The English and Scottish Football leagues and FD brought various actions against sports data, pools and betting companies who made details of the fixtures lists available to their users, including for betting services and online information services. The claims were based on copyright and database right infringement in the fixture lists. For the background to the history of the proceedings, including more on the factual background, see Football Dataco v Stan James.
The Stan James action was commenced on 11 February 2009. The initial claim included two separate complaints:
that the defendants were infringing copyright and/or database right in the fixture lists created by the claimants by publishing those football fixtures on their websites (the fixture lists claim)
that the defendants were infringing copyright and/or database right in live data gathered by the claimants from agents inside stadia (the live data claim), by providing access to the third defendant's website which allegedly made use of that data
On 23 July 2009, the court directed that the fixture lists claim should proceed to trial as a preliminary issue. The live data claim
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