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Managing AI in an evolving legal landscape webinar

How do you manange AI in an evolving legal landscape? In this webinar our experts: examined recent legal developments in a number of jurisdiction; considered key issues affecting the successful deployment and management of AI and machine learning; looked ahead to expected changes to relevant regulatory regimes; and discussed what businesses can do to prepare.

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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.

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Sport & gaming

A guide to the video games industry: Level 10 - In-game Purchases

In game purchases are in the minds of regulators and likely to be a regulatory issue in 2023. Only recently, the European Parliament's Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee called for a set of EU-wide rules to provide for better consumer protections, particularly in respect of loot boxes and children, but also on game content and in-game purchase policies.

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Intellectual Property

Iconic British TV character 'Del Boy' considered a literary work in landmark UK judgment

Things aren't so "cushty" for parody dining experience company as the fictional character "Del Boy" from Only Fools and Horses is considered a literary work, and therefore protected by copyright, in a significant UK judgment

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Global Intellectual Property Updates Blog

Our IP teams around the globe are highly dedicated to collecting, summarising and contextualising the constant flow of new information on patents, trademarks, copyright, know-how and other areas related to IP protection for you. We also keep you up to date with the latest court decisions, legislation and the impact of technological innovations like blockchain, artificial intelligence or Internet of Things.

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The difficulties and risks associated with transferring social media accounts

A strong social media presence can add a great deal of value to a brand and is now a key marketing strategy for many businesses. For some companies, their social media presence has even become one of their most valuable assets. We look at the importance of protecting a key marketing asset

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Sport & gaming

Level Up: A legal guide to the video games industry

Our all-in-one legal guide for those that currently operate in or are considering entering the video games industry with the purpose of providing an overview of the life cycle of a video game

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Intellectual Property

AI and Patents – "the person skilled in the art"

Or AI and the State of the Art

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Intellectual Property

EPO rules only humans can be inventors – another blow to DABUS AI patents

The European Patent Office (EPO) Legal Board of Appeal announced its decision to dismiss the appeal in cases J 8/20 and J 9/20, confirming the EPO's Receiving Section decisions that rejected two patent applications in which an artificial intelligence (AI) system was designated as the inventor.

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AI and IP

One step forward for harmonizing a legal framework in Europe

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Webinar: Insights on Financial Regulation: European crypto regulation – MiCA

Clifford Chance is holding a series of Insights on Financial Regulation calls in relation to the recently agreed EU Markets in Crypto-assets Regulation (MiCA). Throughout the series, our panels will bring together experts from across our European network who will outline the new requirements under MiCA. Join us for: MiCA - an overview (24th November ) MiCA for custodians (1st December) MiCA for stablecoin issuers (15th December) and  MiCA for exchanges, brokers and other venues  (5th January 2023)

 

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