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Defending both creators and the public: will AI and the blockchain transform IP management?

The ultimate goal of an artificial general intelligence – a computer that can perform any task a human can do – is still some way off.  But well before that...

Written on: 13 Sep 2016


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The world is your oyster…

Globalization is a word that has become part of so many business objectives today.  Not just for those larger corporations planning to conquer the world but also for earlier stage...

Written on: 24 Aug 2016


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EU approval of Privacy Shield provides clarity for transatlantic data transfers

Today, the European Commission formally adopted and finalized the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, a new framework for transatlantic data flows that replaces the old ‘Safe Harbor’ scheme. You may be aware...

Written on: 11 Jul 2016


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Opportunities for US companies after Brexit

The last couple of weeks have seen unprecedented media coverage, social media commentary and at times light hearted jabs at the Brits, who on June 23rd voted to leave the...

Written on: 11 Jul 2016


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The UK is out of the EU

As you may recall from my previous post as well as the increased media coverage over the last week, the UK People voted in a Referendum and have decided to...

Written on: 24 Jun 2016


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Smart buildings: what are the key European data privacy and cyber security issues?

The data collected, shared and derived from smart buildings as well as the manner in which infrastructure itself is linked is becoming increasingly important to the success of smart buildings...

Written on: 13 Jun 2016


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Am I a ‘data controller’ or a ‘data processor’, and why is it important anyway?

Introduction The extent to which an organization is subject to obligations under EU data protection law depends on whether or not they are a ‘data controller’. Generally speaking, a party...

Written on: 31 May 2016


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Investing in Europe

Osborne Clarke’s dedicated team of international expansion specialists are the ideal partner for companies expanding into new markets. We are among the leaders in global expansion legal advice and have...

Written on: 10 May 2016


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Osborne Clarke’s International Expansion Team and our Fixed Fee Approach to Expanding into Europe

We are experts in global growth Osborne Clarke’s dedicated team of international expansion specialists are the ideal partner for companies expanding into new markets. We are among the leaders in...

Written on: 9 May 2016


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