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Autonomous Weapons Systems: Is Regulatory Control Needed?

The development of AI weapons systems is a chilling prospect. The European Parliament has recently demanded the start of “international negotiations on a legally...

Smart Contracts for Smart Lawyers?

Being a technology lawyer is hard these days. For years we have been in the background working with blue sky thinkers on the next big...

UAS as a disruptive technology

It has been clear for some time that unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) (otherwise known as 'drones') have the potential to disrupt a number of...

The AI revolution in the Legal Sector

Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions are undoubtedly one of the most popular topics being debated within law firms and the wider legal market.  Even in...

European Commission appoints expert working group on challenges of the digital world for competition...

On 28 March 2018, the European Commission announced it is setting up a working group of experts on the challenges of the digital world...

Building and operating the 5G Core Network

Cambridge Wireless' recent event on 5G core networks provided a fascinating insight into the challenges and opportunities presented by the adoption of 5G technology....

Looking back on CES 2018

After the dust has settled on CES 2018, we are reflecting on the technology we saw. We have picked out what we think are...

Should we be building online prior restraint machines?

We are living in an age in which there is intense pressure from every direction to make online intermediaries – or at least the...

ECJ: Uber renders transport services, not information society services

In a matter that is relevant for all online platforms, aggregators and similar service providers, the ECJ today (20 December 2017) provided important guidance...

Political agreement reached on draft Regulation on geo-blocking – entry into force end of...

The European Commission has announced that the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have reached a political agreement on restrictions on geo-blocking, with...

Proposed EU Regulation on the free flow of non-personal data

As part of the Digital Single Market strategy, the Commission has set the goal for building a European data economy. In that context, the...

The Use of AI in Weapons Systems – The UK and US Legal and...

A few weeks ago I was invited to speak at the DSEI Defence Conference (see https://www.dsei.co.uk/dsei-press-releases/dsei-2017-strategic-conferences#/). As a Tech lawyer the defence sector is not...

The Danish Tax Authority is now able to pursue VAT fraud within the international...

The Danish National Tax Board has given the ok for checking online stores' payment of VAT. The development comes after years of foreign online...

Influencing the Digital Consumer & Platform Economy – European Consultation for a Revision of...

Recently, the European Commission (EC) opened a public consultation for all citizens and organisations with regard to a revision of EU consumer law. The...

Does your machine mind? Ethics and potential bias in the law of algorithms

The Law Society in London held a stimulating debate last week (June 14th, 2017) with the splendid title "Does your machine mind? Ethics and potential...

Artificial Intelligence and IP – Part 2: IP in AI Generated Content

Part One of this series looked at the IP issues involved in developing AI systems. Part Two looks at an area where AI has...

Artificial Intelligence and IP – Part 1: Developing AI systems

What are the IP challenges for those building AI systems? Much will be familiar; today's AI systems are based on software and all the...

When AI goes wrong – part 2: autonomous vehicles

In this second of two articles considering liability for the mistakes of AI systems, we look at driverless cars and who might be responsible...

When AI goes wrong – part 1: trading algorithms

Artificial Intelligence applications are appearing everywhere with promises to transform our lives in many ways. But what happens when things go wrong? In this...

From idea to market: Key issues start-ups should consider during the innovation process

As a leading international law firm focussing on business sectors where technology plays a key role, we work with some of the most inventive...