2020-01-16 02:38:08| Mondaq.Com
A recent prosecution in the UK illustrates how product safety regulators in Europe are increasingly willing to use criminal enforcement powers
2020-01-15 13:02:29| The Economic Times
The trial court had convicted 54-year-old Sengar under various provisions including Section 376 (2) of IPC which deals with the offence of rape committed by a public servant who "takes advantage of his official position and commits rape on a woman in his custody as such public servant or in the custody of a public servant subordinate to him".
2020-01-15 12:03:31| Mondaq.Com
Following an oral hearing on December 12, 2019, the Board denied a petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark SHUSTOV &
2020-01-15 11:14:05| Mondaq.Com
When sued for patent infringement, a defendant can still petition for inter partes review ("IPR") of the asserted patent at the United States Patent and Trademark Office
2020-01-15 08:00:07| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
High-tech smart cities promise efficiency by monitoring everything from bins to bridges. But what if we ditched the data and embraced ancient technology instead?Guardian Cities is concluding with The case for ..., a series of opinion pieces exploring options for radical urban change. Read our editors farewell hereEver since smartphones hooked us with their limitless possibilities and dopamine hits, mayors and city bureaucrats cant get enough of the notion of smart-washing their cities. It makes them sound dynamic and attractive to business. Whats not to love about whizzkids streamlining your responsibilities for running services, optimising efficiency and keeping citizens safe into a bunch of fun apps?Theres no concrete definition of a smart city, but high-tech versions promise to use cameras and sensors to monitor everyone and everything, from bins to bridges, and use the resulting data to help the city run smoothly. One high-profile proposal by Googles sister company, Sidewalk Labs, to give 12 acres of Toronto a smart makeover is facing a massive backlash. In September, an independent report called the plans frustratingly abstract; in turn US tech investor Roger McNamee warned Google cant be trusted with such data, calling the project surveillance capitalism. Continue reading...