Enforcement of intellectual property rights across online platforms

Considering how to enforce your IP rights online and make maximum use of the take-down procedures? Read Jonathan Turnbull, Victoria Horsey and Sabesh Asokan’s practical tips in their practice notes, recently updated and published in Practical Law: • Enforcement of intellectual property rights across online platforms: injunctions A checklist on the circumstances in which a … Read more

International Data Privacy Day: Our predictions for 2024

Happy (belated) International Data Privacy Day for Sunday! And what better reason than that to explore what 2024 is likely to have in store for data and privacy? We are just over one year on from the European Commission kick starting the process to adopt an adequacy decision for the EU-US Data Privacy Framework. Two … Read more

Online Safety Act Becomes Law: What can organisations do now to prepare?

A new era for online regulation awaits as the long-anticipated Online Safety Act (“OSA“) finally received Royal Assent today. This follows significant delays and intense Parliamentary scrutiny on its long journey to becoming law. Please click on our interactive timeline to find out more about the path to Royal Assent and the ongoing trajectory of … Read more

The IP in AI: Does copyright protect AI-generated works?

In this instalment of our series The IP in AI, we take a look at the extent to which copyright and other rights currently provide protection for output generated by AI systems, including how concepts of ‘authorship’ and ‘originality’ may need to be adapted to meet the rapid growth of generative AI. Read the full … Read more

A pro-innovation sector-led approach to regulating AI in UK

As the ICO published its response to the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology’s (“DSIT“) long awaited White Paper ‘AI regulation: a pro-innovation approach’ (the “White Paper“) last week, we take a closer look at the “adaptable approach” set out in the White Paper, to future proof AI regulation through a context-specific and sector-led approach … Read more

UK unveils plans to cement tech leader status

In an effort for the UK to become a leader in technology and take advantage of Brexit freedoms, the Government has announced plans to increase investment, improve regulation and stimulate growth in technology and science, with a particular focus on artificial intelligence (”AI”) in the UK.  Amongst other things, these plans include regulatory reform, the … Read more

Revolution or evolution? Tech Disputes podcast series – Episode 2: Trade Secrets Disputes – protecting your key business information

In episode 2 of our Tech Disputes podcast series Revolution or evolution? we take a look at Trade Secrets Disputes – protecting your key business information. Innovation needs to happen at a rapid pace. IP rights are key to locking in the investment made in innovation but in the short term, trade secrets can play a very significant … Read more