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Predictions 2022

2022 Predictions on Quantum Computing from Chris Grey

Chris thinks it's time for all industries to get to grips with quantum computing, and fast, and says we'll see continued uptick in quantum computing M&A and investments, and increasingly tough quantum regulation this year.

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UK aims to become a global AI superpower

The UK Government announced its National AI Strategy. The Strategy sets out a ten-year plan which the UK Government claims will advance innovation, resilience, productivity and growth by collaborating with international partners and ensuring the UK's governance and regulatory regimes are fit for purpose.


Hot Topic - Smart Contracts

Emerging tech

Legal considerations around smart contracts

Contracts between computer programs


Blockchain and Smart Contracts in Insurance

The advantages of a coordinated approach

Intellectual Property

Blockchain and its application in the field of IP

Smart Contracts and IPR management


Upcoming events


Webinar: Tech, Talk & Lunch [In German]

The EU is currently creating a comprehensive legal framework, particularly in the areas of digital platforms, data economy and artificial intelligence.  Is your company sufficiently prepared? In our new online series "Tech, Talk & Lunch", specialists from our German Tech Group provide exclusive insights and show examples of where companies are likely to need to take action.

During our first event on 21 March 2023, Dr Michael Kümmel (Senior Associate, Tech/Digital) and Dr Nicolas Hohn-Hein (Senior Associate, IP/IT) will address compliance issues regarding the legally compliant use of artificial intelligence ("AI") in companies. Other dates will focus on the new European Unified Patent Court (April 25, 2023) and EU Health Data Spaces (June 13, 2023).