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Guest Post: Looking to the Future: Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and Blockchain Technology

Thanks to  Catherine Metcalf for authoring this post for us..   It’s no secret that technology has changed significantly over the past few decades and is continuing to evolve. Three of these technologies – the Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) – are particularly exciting to people across all industries.   Alone, … Read more

To Boldly Mark etc etc

The backdoor of trademark has revealed to fans what the new Star Trek series is to be called. Trademark Review has reported…. New Star Trek series name “revealed” in trademark application – According to the popular Trademark Ninja blog, the name of Patrick Stewart’s new Star Trek series may have been revealed in a recent … Read more

Copyright Bot Loses The Plot

Great report from Law.com about the Topple Track Bot although we have to say  we’re pretty pleased Ed Sheeran was a target !   Law.com reports Topple Track Bot Goes Berserk with Bogus DMCA Notices Source: https://www.law.com/2018/08/15/whats-next-law-bot-goes-berserk-plus-googles-watchful-eye/ Automation may be touted as a saving grace for the legal industry’s more mind-numbing tasks, but even robots make mistakes. Case in … Read more

This Legal Futures Blockchain & The Law Article Is Running Hot

We thought we had better reference this  as everybody else has. Blockchain and AI “could underpin” future law firms Flood: solicitors could remain trusted advisers A future where law firms are ‘distributed entities’ based on blockchain and smart contracts, and lawyers will add value by being “stronger” trusted advisers assisted by artificial intelligence, has been … Read more

Mondaq Article: Taking A Trip Around The Regulatory Block: U.S. Regulation Of Blockchain And Digital Assets

Published yesterday by Dennis O. Cohen and Rebecca Crance of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP the authors write, “This article provides a brief overview of the U.S. regulatory agencies that certain blockchain companies and participants should expect to encounter, either because the regulators have publicly stated their intentions, or because they may determine after-the-fact that their … Read more

Lexology Article: Trademarks In Jamaica

Caribbean IP penned the following for publication via Lexology Legal framework Domestic law What is the primary legislation governing trademarks in your jurisdiction? The primary legislation governing trademarks in Jamaica are: the Trademarks Act 1999, as amended by the Trademarks (Amendment) Act 2013; and the Trademarks Rules 2001 as amended by the Trademarks (Amendment) Rules … Read more