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Tech, Media and Comms

Technology, Media, and Communications Annual Review 2024: key themes

AI, digital regulation, M&A and emerging 'inclusive' policies are among the areas of focus for this year's review
Retail and Consumer

English court finds trade mark valid for oat-based drinks despite use of the term 'milk'

High Court rules that the UKIPO wrongly found mark invalid and did not breach regulation on use of term 'milk'
Succeeding with artificial intelligence

UK AI and copyright voluntary code of practice dropped – what next?

Balancing IP rightsholders' and AI developers' interests proves difficult as agreement on a code cannot be reached and Lords committee
Urban Dynamics

Future Foods Update | January 2024

This month's edition includes novel food authorisations in Europe, IP in meat terminology, supply of service contracts, venture capital investment
Tech, Media and Comms

Looking back at the press publisher right to fair compensation in 2023 and looking forward to 2024

As implementation of the European Copyright Directive continues, we look at the most recent developments and at what is coming
Intellectual property

The year ahead for intellectual property: an international perspective

The transformative nature of artificial intelligence means it will continue to be a live issue this year, with attention also
Knowledge Notes

What legal developments can businesses in the UK expect in 2024?

Our Knowledge Team looks at what lies ahead for business law
Artificial intelligence

UK Supreme Court confirms inventors must be human

Patent applications naming an AI-powered machine as the inventor were rightly rejected by the UKIPO
Intellectual property

UK Court of Appeal confirms Samsung is liable for third-party content on app store

Samsung was not entitled to rely on the eCommerce Directive's hosting safe harbour
Artificial intelligence

UKIPO updates patent examination guidance after High Court AI patentability decision

Examiners should not object to inventions involving artificial neural networks under the computer program exclusion
Artificial intelligence

Generative AI litigation – should this be a concern for users of AI tools?

With news of a fresh legal claim being brought against developers of AI tools being an almost weekly occurrence, how
Artificial intelligence

UK High Court finds AI invention patentable

Court gives guidance for the first time on whether AI inventions are excluded from patentability as computer programs