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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Talking Tech


Trends 2023


HealthTech Trends 2023

What is on the horizon for the use of data and technology in the healthcare and life sciences sectors? Where do opportunities lie, and what should participants be thinking about before making the next big move? We provide an outlook on Health Tech trends to watch in 2023.


UK Government Proposes New Legislation for Gene-Edited Food

On 25 May 2022, the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill was introduced before the UK Parliament in a move to "cut the red tape" on the development of gene-editing technology, and to position the UK as a world-leader for investment in agri-food research and innovation. The Bill provides for gene-edited food crops to be developed, grown and sold in England. The intention is for the legislation to eventually extend to animals (excluding humans), but only once a satisfactory regulatory regime is developed to ensure safeguarding of animal welfare


Issues arising from the use of technology for contract tracing

In this article, we discuss the increasing use of contact tracing technology in the APAC region and the legal concerns surrounding the use of such technology.


Bio-banking: digitalization of the healthcare market

We look at the major challenges of the digitalization of the European healthcare market, this article focuses on the challenges of data protection in bio-banking - with a special view to Germany


Latest podcast


AI: Artificial intelligence in healthcare, where is the journey heading?

Partner Gunnar Sachs and Senior Associate Yannick Frost talk about the EU Commission's regulatory approach to AI in the second part of Clifford Chance's German podcast series "Talking Tech - AI" with journalist Pia Lorenz. [In German]


Upcoming events


EVENT: AI Series: Intellectual property and artificial intelligence – a review of new legal challenges (Online)

In this session we will look at the key IP issues for businesses arising from AI. We will focus on the use of AI, including large language models and generative AI, as well as legal questions around the concepts of inventorship and patentability.