Collaborative research: about licensing, waiving, and ownership

Egon Willighagen
Research collaborations are hampered by copyright law. While these laws are aimed at solving sustainability of writing and later other creative processes, and nowadays knowledge too, the make it harder in a time where research is funded with on temporary projects. This article discusses some of the aspects involved, though the legal foundations are only minimally brought up. One critical aspect is the role of consortium agreements. It also outlines how open licenses can simplify...