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Digital: IT & Privacy

DSARs: unburdening organisations?

29 Oct 2021
The burden of dealing with an increasing flurry of Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) is a growing problem for data controllers throughout the UK. The combination of increased public awareness of their personal data rights and the level of personal data held by data controllers can make responding to DSARs a time consuming and expensive operation.

Court of Appeal rejects AI inventor argument

19 Oct 2021
On 21 September 2021, the Court of Appeal handed down its much anticipated judgment in Thaler v Comptroller General of Patents Trade Marks and Designs [2021] EWCA Civ 1374 on whether an AI machine can qualify as an "inventor" for the purposes of the Patents Act 1977 (the Patents Act).

Why and how to protect your digital assets

31 Jul 2020
Unless you take positive steps your digital assets could be lost if you die or become incapacitated. If you do nothing else, check that your Will deals with your digital assets and make sure your digital identity is protected so that it cannot be misused after your death.

WBD advises NCR Corporation on £100 million technology acquisition

09 Jan 2020
Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD), has advised NCR Corporation, a global enterprise technology company for the retail, hospitality and banking industries, on the acquisition of Zynstra for approximately £100 million. Zynstra, based in Bath, has developed innovative "edge virtualisation" software which optimises existing retail store technology to enhance customer and employee experiences through faster innovation and which reduces cost to serve in-store.