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Posted in: GDPR | Data Security/Privacy | Data Protection

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GDPR Now in Force Has Worldwide Reach By Paige Backman and Ara Dungca Jun 19, 2018 The General Data Protection Regulation was implemented on May 25, 2018. While it officially only affects European citizens, it has worldwide effects. As discussed previously on The Spotlight, any organization offering goods or services to residents of the European Union are expected to comply wit...

Posted in: Intellectual Property

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Quebec Court Denies Exclusive Use Of Geographic Location in Car Dealership’s Name By Stan Fedun and Ken Clark Jun 18, 2018 In the recent Superior Court of Quebec decision, 7531877 Canada ltée (Buckingham Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge) c 9531025 Canada Inc. (Buckingham Chevrolet Buick GMC), dated May 17, 2018, the plaintiff alleged that the defendant engaged in false advertising (name appropriation) by using “Buckingham” in i...

Posted in: Artificial Intelligence

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Legal Tech and the Changing Legal Services Industry Weekly Update - June 8 By Aaron Baer Jun 08, 2018 This weekly update on the field of Artificial Intelligence identifies a number of interesting articles about technology and the law.

Posted in: Artificial Intelligence

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Legal Tech and the Changing Legal Services Industry Weekly Update - May 29 By Aaron Baer May 29, 2018 This weekly update on the field of Artificial Intelligence identifies a number of interesting articles about technology and the law. It also provides details about two upcoming events that may be worth checking out!