17 Oct 2019
The whole world of shipping is abuzz about how the industry is undergoing change, but the ferry sector seems to...
What makes emerging technology companies such risky business?
February's news that Facebook-owned Oculus had lost an IP-infringement case was quickly followed by a separate trade secrets lawsuit involving Uber-owned Otto.
With over $1bn in combined damages at stake, not to mention the cost in man-hours, these cases highlight the difficulties companies face when investing in emerging technologies – and how vulnerable start-ups are to IP theft.
Featuring experts from the legal and business worlds, our panel discuss what went wrong with these exciting acquisitions, the importance of trade secrets in the emerging technology industries, and how due diligence is sometimes not enough.
The discussion will be chaired by Thomas Phillips, Deputy Editor of Intellectual Property Magazine and a panel of leading industry experts: David Prange, (Robins Kaplan), Jay Silver (Womble Carlyle), and Jessica Mendelson, (Paul Hastings).
15 Oct 2019
Mobilising technology to manage the high volume of smaller claims will free up the specialist skillsets to resolve the complex...
14 Oct 2019
In October 1919, Lloyd’s launched the first series of law reports dedicated to shipping matters, a tradition that has now...