Would Granting Futures Exchanges CopyRight Protection for Prices Deter Some Market Manipulation?

Michael Giberson In New York Mercantile Exchange Inc. v. IntercontinentalExchange Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit denied NYMEX copyright protection for its settlement prices. The decision turned on application of the merger doctrine in copyright law, which governs cases in which the expression of an idea is so completely linked to the idea itself … More Would Granting Futures Exchanges CopyRight Protection for Prices Deter Some Market Manipulation?