ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION: IS THE LEGAL SECTOR READY?

The legal profession is in a period of turbulence and transformation Automation and technology are becoming more utilised in the legal sector to increase efficiency and reduce costs. Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA) are being billed as the next industrial revolution and the legal profession will change in a way that has…

Beatriz San Martin

Beatriz is a Partner in the IP & Technology Dispute Resolution Group at Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP.  She has a degree and PhD from the University of Cambridge specialising in genetics, cellular and molecular biology. Beatriz has a broad practice area advising clients in all aspects of intellectual property, with a particular focus on patents,…

Phil Bilney

Phil Bilney is a solicitor in the IP & Technology Dispute Resolution Group at Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP.  Phil advises on a wide range of IP disputes, with a particular emphasis on patent related disputes.  He has acted for a range of clients, and has a keen interest in the Life Sciences sector having studied…

Patents and the Economic Crisis

Expert Article by Bart Van Wezenbeek The worldwide, but especially European economic crisis has lasted for about two years now and seems to hit the SMEs the hardest, at least in my country according to a newspaper today. A major part of the total of SMEs is formed by young start-up companies: they are still…