Archive: August 2021

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Antitrust in the Biden Administration

August 31, 2021

The "Executive Order", issued by Biden in July, challenges the use of monopoly power by dominant industry players in the technology sector

OSFI announces new requirements for reporting technology and cyber incidents (part one)

August 26, 2021

The OSFI has released an updated Technology and Cyber Security Incident Reporting Advisory and new requirements for the Cyber Security Self-Assessment. Part one of this update will discuss the changes that have been made.

Telemedicine ads limited by Facebook

August 24, 2021

As the telemedicine industry continues to grow, especially in light of COVID-19, businesses should reconsider their policies and procedures in connection with telehealth services and user safety.

Dialing In: Adapting to Virtual Shareholder Meetings

August 19, 2021

In addition to technical issues and platform glitches, shareholders have expressed challenges during virtual-only meetings in the shift to a virtual world.

New Immigration Routes in Innovation Strategy

August 16, 2021

The UK government has a vision to make the UK a global hub for innovation by 2035.

IP monitor: Government of Canada initiates consultation on modernizing copyright framework for artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things

August 12, 2021

The Canadian federal government has launched a public consultation on adapting Canada’s copyright framework to ongoing developments in artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.

Ground-breaking arbitration rules for digital disputes released

August 09, 2021

The Digital Dispute Resolution Rules (the Rules) is a revolutionary set of arbitration rules designed to provide a framework to govern disputes relating to disruptive novel technologies.

Rise of the machines: Federal Court of Australia holds that artificial intelligence can be a patent ‘inventor’

August 08, 2021

This decision represents the first judicial step worldwide towards the recognition of AI machines as inventors of patents, and is significant as it may signal a divergence between Australian patent law on this issue and other jurisdictions who have recently taken a different approach, including the EU and the UK.

Proposed Canadian law to regulate social media companies and streaming giants

August 05, 2021

The Bill proposes to subject social media platforms and streaming services to requirements similar to those imposed on traditional television and radio broadcasting companies in Canada.

Triple Point Technology Inc v PTT Public Company Ltd

August 02, 2021

Triple Point Technology Inc v PTT Public Company Ltd will provide welcome clarity in relation to the drafting and interpretation of liquidated damages clauses in construction, commercial and technology contracts.