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  1. Legal news
    02 December 2020
    Digital Platforms to be subject to a Digital Code in the UK to protect competition
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/digital-platforms-to-be-subject-to-a-digital-code-in-the-uk-to-protect-competition

    The Government has decided to move ahead with the establishment of the Digital Markets Unit (DMU) and the adoption of an enforceable code of conduct to tackle digital markets (Digital Code). These measures are designed ...

  2. Legal news
    17 December 2021
    The impact of the EU digital initiatives on the creation, exploitation of and access to digital rights and assets
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/the-impact-of-the-eu-digital-initiatives-on-the-creation

    Digital information, data, content and currencies are some of the most valuable parts of the asset base of many businesses worldwide. At a time of intensifying regulatory activity in digital asset governance, effective ...

  3. Legal news
    19 October 2021
    The UK as a global AI superpower
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/the-uk-as-a-global-ai-superpower

    On 22 September 2021, during the third day of London Tech Week, the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport published its first National AI Strategy, detailing its 10-year plan to position the UK as a global ...

  4. Legal news
    09 October 2020
    Rapid Reaction: TRP v SIS: Court of Appeal gives decision in live sports data case
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/breach-of-confidence-sis-wins

    By a 2-1 majority SIS have succeeded in overturning the decision that they acted in breach of confidence by receiving raceday data from the Tote.

  5. Legal news
    01 February 2021
    Sports data rights in 2021: the outlook
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/sports-data-rights-in-2021

    Sports data is big business, and has been for some time now. The State-by-State opening of the US sports betting market, with its stats-loving punters, has further enhanced the value of that data. However, the higher ...

  6. Legal news
    01 February 2021
    Sports data rights in 2021: the outlook
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/sports-data-rights-in-2021

    Sports data is big business, and has been for some time now. The State-by-State opening of the US sports betting market, with its stats-loving punters, has further enhanced the value of that data. However, the higher ...

  7. Legal news
    13 July 2020
    A report on the second session in WIPO's conversation on AI and IP
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/a-report-on-the-second-session-in-wipos-conversation-on-ai-and-ip

    In September 2019, WIPO started what it called a "conversation" on the impact of AI on IP policy. The second session in this conversation was held virtually between 7 – 9 July 2020, with more than 50 speakers commenting ...

  8. Legal news
    05 July 2019
    Breach of confidence, copyright and database rights: live sports data
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/breach-of-confidence-copyright-and-database-rights-live-sports-data

    The High Court has held that copyright and database rights did not subsist in live sports data, but breach of confidence was available to protect this data, and that there was no liability for conspiracy to injure by ...

  9. Legal news
    23 December 2020
    Aven & Others v Orbis: Defamation meets Data Protection
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/aven-and-others-v-orbis-defamation-meets-data-protection

    Bryony Hurst and Theo Rees-Bidder from our Dispute Resolution team look back at this summer’s judgment on the novel data protection claims used by three claimants as a method of protecting their reputations.

  10. Legal news
    27 May 2021
    When competition law and data protection overlap - Joint statement from the UK CMA and ICO
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/when-competition-law-and-data-protection-overlap

    The well-known (and somewhat over simplistic) paradox that data protection laws aim to keep personal data contained whilst competition law wants personal data to be more freely available is the premise behind the two UK ...