Author: Ron Moscona

Ron advises on a wide range of technology related transactions, investments and compliance matters working primarily with clients in the software and digital field, electronics and telecoms, medical devices and life sciences. Ron also gained much experience in the aerospace and automotive, cleantech, consumer products, branded goods and food industries.

AI Cannot Be an Inventor of a UK Patent

The United Kingdom Supreme Court (the ultimate appeal level in the UK legal system) has ruled in a decision of 20 December 2023 that an artificial intelligence (“AI”) system cannot be identified in a patent application as the inventor. The highly-anticipated ruling follows decisions both continue reading...

A New Scheme is in Place to Allow U.S. Organisations to Import and Use Personal Data from the European Union – Should Every Business Rush to Sign Up?

On 10 July 2023, the European Commission adopted its adequacy decision for the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (“DPF”). The adequacy decision is designed to relieve U.S.-based businesses and other institutions and organisations that choose to participate in the DPF from legal uncertainties and administrative burdens continue reading...

Brexit Is Upon Us (well, almost)

Now that the political rollercoaster of the past 3 years over Brexit has drawn to a close with the UK electorate falling firmly behind Boris Johnson and a Conservative Party determined to leave the European Union (EU) with no further delays, the new withdrawal agreement continue reading...

Big Mac? What’s That?

When the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) last week revoked the EU trade mark registration for the mark ‘BIG MAC’, following a challenge brought by an Irish fast-food chain, SUPERMAC’S, it was hailed by the media as a triumph for a small business in its continue reading...