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Products and packaging update

With ever more sophisticated connected devices and new use cases, the law needs to keep up. We take a look at some of the growth areas for the internet of things, and at how the UK and EU are looking to regulate connected devices to ensure high standards of cybersecurity and product safety while maximising the potential of data.

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Interface - Products and packaging update

Waste not, want not: unpacking the UK's packaging waste regime

Megan Howarth and Richard Miles look at current and incoming rules on packaging waste.

1 February 2024

by Megan Howarth and Richard Miles

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Products and data pooling

Christian Frank, Julia Freifrau von Imhoff and Alexander Schmalenberger look at the EU's Data Governance Act and Data Act in the context of digital and connected products.

1 February 2024

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An overview of the draft EU Toy Safety Regulation

Benedikt Rohrssen and Ulrich Spiegel look at incoming toy safety requirements.

1 February 2024

by Dr. Benedikt Rohrßen and Dr. Ulrich Spiegel

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Repair, replace but don't infringe trade marks

Maarten Rijks and Lucas de Groot look at progress on the EC's draft Repair Directive, and at its intersection with trade mark law.

1 February 2024

by Maarten Rijks and Lucas de Groot

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Interface - Environmental, social & governance: ESG reporting, tech and data

EU sustainability reporting obligations and the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

Rebekka Krause and Jonas Woitzyk look at the EU's incoming sustainability reporting requirements.

12 January 2024

by Dr. Rebekka Krause and Dr. Jonas Woitzyk, LL.M. (Auckland)

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AI predictions for 2024 - by a real person

Martijn Loth looks at what to expect from the AI tsunami in 2024.

4 December 2023

by Martijn Loth

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Technology and media predictions 2024

Graham Hann looks at predictions for technology and media in 2024.

4 December 2023

by Graham Hann

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2024: advertising predictions

Kachenka Pribanova predicts what's next for the advertising industry in 2024.

4 December 2023

by Kachenka Pribanova

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Predictions for content in 2024

Mark Owen looks at what 2024 holds for content.

4 December 2023

by Mark Owen

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