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Non-Fungible Tokens: From CryptoKitties to Smart Contracts

Non-Fungible Tokens: From CryptoKitties to Smart Contracts

Although much of the legal framework and intellectual property (IP) implications surrounding non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are to be fully developed, ana ...

What we’ve learned from the cheerleader deepfake video

What we’ve learned from the cheerleader deepfake video

When you hear about deepfakes, what first comes to mind? Many people will often imagine funny but ultimately innocent face-swapping videos depicting c ...

UK Government publishes draft of post-Brexit Audiovisual Media Services Regulations

UK Government publishes draft of post-Brexit Audiovisual Media Services Regulations

This article was first published in the European Audiovisual Observatory’s monthly IRIS newsletter, edition 2021/3. The European Audiovisual Observato ...

AdTech update – Google changing the game

AdTech update – Google changing the game

In our previous update on the AdTech market we explored whether changes in the legal landscape around cookies and similar technologies would actually ...

UK Parliament investigates the economics of music streaming

UK Parliament investigates the economics of music streaming

Lockdowns and strict social distancing measures implemented to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) meant that 2020 was a difficult year for Euro ...

Closing the Digital Gap

Closing the Digital Gap

Tim Ryan, Partner and Head of TMT at international law firm DAC Beachcroft considers how the real estate sector can make the digital leap to transform ...

Beauty and the Brand: Drafting contracts for the commercial use of someone's likeness

Beauty and the Brand: Drafting contracts for the commercial use of someone's likeness

This article is the author’s abridged version of a peer-reviewed publication in the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (Volume 15, Is ...

Digital Services and the Digital Services Act - Where Are We Now?

Digital Services and the Digital Services Act - Where Are We Now?

The DSA package covers both digital services and competition law. Here, we focus on the former, with a brief summary of where things stand on the digi ...

The legal implications and challenges of deepfakes

The legal implications and challenges of deepfakes

Intellectual Property analysis: Kelsey Farish, solicitor specialising in technology at DAC Beachcroft, considers the issue of ‘deepfakes’, its legal i ...

The Platform to Business Regulation (the “P2B Regulation”) – why worry?

The Platform to Business Regulation (the “P2B Regulation”) – why worry?

Is the new P2B Regulation a call to action for online platforms? The EU Platform to Business (“P2B”) Regulation aims to promote fairness and transpare ...