22 Mar 2023
A selection of our latest blogs on all things digital from our experts and thought leaders here at Slaughter and May.
On 17 February, Germany deposited its ratification of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (the “UPCA”). This was the final step in making the Unified Patent Court (the “UPC”) and the new Unitary Patent a reality and has cleared the path... Read more
As part of a novel defence to a claim for unpaid royalties relating to the use of IP rights in a specialised microscope, the High Court has recently considered the effect of consumer protection law on a university’s IP policy. Whilst it found that... Read more
How far would you go to get your hands on billions of pounds worth of cryptocurrency? Dr Craig White, who also claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto (the anonymous visionary behind the bitcoin project) is continuing his quest to get control of a... Read more
The new draft of the Data Protection and Digital Information (No. 2) Bill, containing the Government’s data protection reform proposals, was introduced to Parliament on Wednesday 8 March. This ended months of uncertainty after the original... Read more
Autonomous vehicles have dominated headlines for some time now, but the Law Commission has recently turned its attention to remote driving. On 20 February 2023, it published a 134-page paper advising the UK Government on the legal status of remote... Read more
The World Economic Forum has recently said that without AI, we won’t meet ESG goals and beat climate change. It is clear that advancements in AI are likely to lead to more developments in green technology generally, but how can AI help a company... Read more
There is nothing novel in the suggestion that technology has a central role to play in tackling the climate crisis. However, after various iterations of this revolution, the dialogue and momentum around ClimateTech appears to have reached... Read more
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