Global Yellow Pages v Promedia Directories Pte Ltd [2016] SGHC 9

Global Yellow Pages v Promedia Directories Pte Ltd [2016] SGHC 9

Under Singapore Law, “compilations” of information can be protected by copyright by reason of selection or arrangement of its contents.[1] This lesser known aspect of copyright law was the subject of the recently concluded litigation between Global Yellow Pages Limited (“GYP”) – publisher of the “Yellow Pages” – and Promedia Directories Private Ltd (“Promedia”) – publisher of “The Green Book”.