“2017 promises to set the course for potentially seismic regulatory shifts due to the incoming Trump administration’s policies and a shifting European regulatory mindset. From new administration regulatory shifts that will impact corporate giants such as AT&T Inc. and Comcast Corp. to the way U.S. multinationals do business with Europe, 2017 will likely bring legal and regulatory changes impacting a range of players and practitioners in intellectual property, privacy and data security, and technology and telecommunications Get a first look into the most important issues with the Daily Report for Executives 2017 Outlook on IP, Privacy and Tech & Telecom. Crafted by our expert editorial team, TheOutlook includes detailed analysis, including infographics and perspectives from the players shaping the issues in 2017 and for years to come. Download The Outlook now to:
- Learn about expected implications of U.S. Patent and Trademark Office fine-tuning its patent guidelines early in the year. The Outlook also includes a detailed discussion of potential kinds of biotechnology and software inventions — including artificial intelligence developments — which may be eligible for patents.
- Get an in-depth look at the challenges U.S. companies doing business in the EU will need to consider in 2017 to get ready for compliance with sweeping new General Data Protection Regulation privacy rules.
- Understand the potential impacts to the fast-growing sharing technologies industry — which generated $15 billion globally in 2014 and is estimated to reach $335 billion globally by 2025 — as Uber Technologies Inc. faces multiple legal fights in the U.S. and abroad over whether it should treat its drivers as full-fledged employees instead of less expensive independent contractors.
- See how the large-scale transfer of airwaves from television broadcasters to wireless carriers is the Federal Communications Commission’s most ambitious 2017 project. Plus, get an understanding of how The Trump administration plans to revisit some major Democratic telecommunications policies including, the FCC’s net neutrality rules, which bar broadband providers from blocking or throttling legal data traffic.” [reg. req’d]