S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Jorge Contreras, together with professor Jerry Reichman of Duke Law School, have published an article entitled “Sharing by Design: Data and Decentralized Commons” in the Dec. 11, 2015 issue of Science. The article addresses common legal and organizational pitfalls faced by researchers who seek to combine and share large pools of scientific data. The authors draw on their long experience working with scientific data sharing projects to offer a novel approach to achieving both technical and “legal” interoperability of large data sets.
Read the abstract in Science »