The fear of data breaches or similar crisis can keep corporate counsel awake at night. But even if an incident takes place, companies can move past it, provided they have the right preventative measures and contingency plans in place.
Data security can present challenges in third-party vendor relationships. Such vendors and contractors often have access to confidential information and are rightfully expected to take appropriate precautions to keep that data secure.
Artificial intelligence continues to become increasingly capable and sophisticated. But AI software shouldn’t be considered an inventor for purposes of intellectual property rights, under existing law, and in view of the still-developing capabilities of AI.
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.
When Canadian clean electricity company TransAlta Corporation and its counsel, K&L Gates, required assistance in obtaining a final, critical FCC radio license for an innovative aircraft detection lighting system for TransAlta’s Antrim Wind Project, they called on Marty Stern and Marjorie Spivak in Womble Bond Dickinson’s Communications, Technology & Media group.
GREENSBORO, NC – Business North Carolina released its annual Legal Elite list this month and nine Womble Bond Dickinson attorneys are included. To create the list each year, the magazine polls every member of the NC State Bar living in the state with one question: “Of the Tar Heel lawyers whose work you have observed firsthand, whom would you rate among the current best in these categories?”
Womble Bond Dickinson Telecom attorney John Garziglia recently spoke with Communications Daily about the FCC’s possible next steps in light of the vacating of the FCC’s 2014 Quadrennial Review Order on Reconsideration.
Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP announced that eight of its lawyers have become partners in the firm. The lawyers, all of whom served previously in associate or of counsel roles at Womble Bond Dickinson, are: Chris Bullock, Christa Burger, Michael Fischer, Ericka Johnson, Aulica Monroe, Larry Moye, Morgan Patterson and Chris Towery.