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An Introduction to Technology Law

Edited by: Lexis PSL TMT Team

ISBN13: 9781474312561
Published: October 2018
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £96.99

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An Introduction to Technology Law explores the key legal issues and the complex and ever-changing inter-relationship between the law and technology.

It is a must-have practical guidance resource for junior lawyers and lawyers in training who are new to technology law, and is essential reading for undergraduates and postgraduates on law courses covering the law related to technology.

This brand new text is written by industry experts, practical support lawyers and key legal professionals from top UK firms and chambers, and provides a practical introductory guide to technology law as it affects the TMT (technology, media and telecommunications) industry sector.

The title includes coverage of key technology law issues across software, cloud, websites, domain names, outsourcing, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, blockchain, drones, media, advertising, and telecommunications.

IT and Internet Law
Information Technology
1 Key issues in software licence agreements
2 Warranties and indemnities in software licence agreements
3 Software development — agile method
4 Key issues in software support and maintenance agreements
5 Resale of second hand software
6 IP rights in software
7 Copying software and copyright
8 Free and open source software
9 Cloud computing — introduction
10 Cloud computing — key legal issues
11 System development and systems integration agreements
12 Using framework agreements for services
13 Monetising apps

The Internet
14 Cybersecurity breach notification requirements
15 Website development
16 Website compliance rules
17 IP rights in website functionality and look and feel
18 Website blocking orders
19 Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Process (UDRP)
20 Preparing a UDRP complaint — before you start
21 Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS)
22 Domain names — background, registration and dispute resolution

23 Outsourcing life cycle
24 Outsourcing — key terms
25 Transition in outsourcing
26 Service levels in outsourcing
27 Service description schedules in outsourcing
28 Charging models in outsourcing
29 Data protection and outsourcing under the GDPR
30 Intellectual property in outsourcing
31 Governance and reporting in outsourcing
32 Outsourcing — employment issues
33 Customer responsibilities and dependencies
34 Business continuity and disaster recovery in outsourcing
35 Outsourcing remedies — step-in rights, service credits, liquidated damages and termination
36 Record retention and audit in outsourcing
37 International outsourcing
38 Introduction to public contracts procurement

New Technologies
39 Artificial intelligence—introduction to the technology
40 Robotics — introduction to the technology
41 Autonomous vehicles—key legal issues
42 Autonomous and connected vehicles—data protection and privacy issues
43 Blockchain — key legal and regulatory issues
44 Virtual currencies, cryptocurrencies and crypto tokens — essentials
45 Regulation of distributed ledger technology applications for financial services
46 Drones — the legal framework