Background: Initial Call for Views and UK Government Response

Earlier this year DLA Piper reported on the UK government’s response to its consultation on AI and potential amendments to existing intellectual property law. The initial call for views sought to gain insight into how individuals and organisations believe that AI
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What is the metaverse and why is it important?

The metaverse: the next generation successor to the mobile internet. Made up of shared, online, and persistent digital spaces, [1] the metaverse can be conceptualised as a combination of digital layers over the physical world (think Pokémon Go), immersive worlds we
Continue Reading An unreal issue: managing IP in the metaverse

On 23rd March, the UK Government published its response to a call for views on methods of protecting AI and other programme-generated creations that would not otherwise be protected under current legislation. The call for views focused on a number of areas of consideration, including patents, copyright, designs, trade
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