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In Harbottle & Lewis' Digital Download series Lizzie Williams will be discussing topical issues in the digital and tech world with expert guests who will give you their views on...more

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Episode 8 - Web3 as a Marketing Tool

October 12, 2022

Episode 8 - Web3 as a Marketing Tool

‘Web3 as a Marketing Tool’ is the eighth episode in our Digital Download series. In this series we discuss topical issues in the digital and tech world and give you our expert views on the legal issues they give rise to. In episode seven Lizzie Williams chats to Josey Bright and Shayna Patel about the mysterious world of Web3 and the metaverse, and how it can be used as a marketing tool for advertising agencies and brands. 1:45 Q1 Why are marketeers and brands so interested in Web3? 2:20 Q2 What are the main ways in which Web3 is being used by brands and marketeers at the moment? 4:50 Q3 What is the difference between buying space in the metaverse and buying advertising space in the physical world? 8:30 Q4 When buying advertising space in the metaverse, which considerations should advertising agencies have in mind? Host: Lizzie Williams – Lizzie Williams is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Group at Harbottle & Lewis. She advises on corporate, commercial and individual disputes, with a focus on disputes in the technology, media and entertainment sectors. Lizzie has a particular interest in disputes relating to innovative technologies and digital transformation. Guest: Josey Bright – Josey Bright is an associate in our media and entertainment group, specialising in advertising and marketing arrangements. Josey has particular experience advising on creative agency and media buying agreements, as well as ad production agreements and agreements for influencer services, content production and adtech platforms. She also advises on general advertising regulation and consumer protection compliance and prize promotion terms, as well as on data privacy aspects of marketing and digital media. Shayna-Radhika Patel – Shayna Patel is an ...

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Episode 7 – Impact of the Digital Economy on Film & TV

June 29, 2022

Episode 7 – Impact of the Digital Economy on Film & TV

‘Impact of the Digital Economy on Film & TV’ is the seventh episode in our Digital Download series. In this series we discuss topical issues in the digital and tech world and give you our expert views on the legal issues they give rise to. In episode seven Lizzie Williams chats to Gary Ashford and Catherine Flood about shifts in the digital economy as a result of the pandemic and the general trend towards digitalisation, with a focus on the film and TV industries. 0:50Q1 What influence has the pandemic had on the shift towards on demand streaming? How has this impacted the film and TV industries? 3:30Q2 Has digitalisation had an effect on the type of content being produced? 7:15Q3 What impact has digitalisation had on the revenue streams for film and TV? 9:50Q4 What impact have these shifts had on contractual arrangements and negotiating positions? 12:55Q5 What impact do these changes have on the film and TV industries when it comes to taxation? How do we ensure taxation is being applied across the world in a sensible way without inhibiting the development of new ways of business? 16:50Q6 What are the three key things global streaming platforms should be thinking about when it comes to taxation of their services? Host: Lizzie Williams – Lizzie Williams is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Group at Harbottle & Lewis. She advises on corporate, commercial and individual disputes, with a focus on disputes in the technology, media and entertainment sectors. Lizzie has a particular interest in disputes relating to innovative technologies and digital transformation. Guest: Gary ...

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Episode 6 – Meet you in the Metaverse

May 18, 2022

Episode 6 – Meet you in the Metaverse

‘Meet you in the Metaverse’ is the sixth episode in our Digital Download series. In this series we discuss topical issues in the digital and tech world and give you our expert views on the legal issues they give rise to. In episode six Lizzie Williams discusses the metaverse with Kostyantyn Lobov and what brands should be thinking about when establishing themselves in it. 0:50Q1 What does the term metaverse mean and does the metaverse exist yet? 2:40Q2 Will the metaverse necessarily involve blockchain and NFTs? 4:55Q3 What are the main potential legal issues that should be considered? 10:50Q4 What key issues should brands focus on at this stage with a view to establishing themselves in the metaverse? Host: Lizzie Williams – Lizzie Williams is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Group at Harbottle & Lewis. She advises on corporate, commercial and individual disputes, with a focus on disputes in the technology, media and entertainment sectors. Lizzie has a particular interest in disputes relating to innovative technologies and digital transformation. Guest: Kostyantyn Lobov – Kostyantyn (@LawyerKostya) co-heads the firm’s Interactive Entertainment Group and advises on all aspects of Intellectual Property, Advertising and Regulatory issues. His wider client base includes brand owners, production companies and various members of the tech and creative industries. For the latest updates follow Harbottle & Lewis on LinkedIn and on Twitter and Instagram @Harbottle_Lewis. For more information on our Digital & Technology Group visit our website www.harbottle.com/digital-tech Music: The Right Direction by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com Content is provided for your general information purposes only. It ...

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Episode 5 – Succession and digital assets

January 26, 2022

Episode 5 – Succession and digital assets

‘Succession and digital assets’ is the fifth episode in our Digital Download series. In this series we discuss topical issues in the digital and tech world and give you our expert views on the legal issues they give rise to. In episode five Lizzie Williams discusses the knotty issue of what happens to digital assets like cryptocurrency, as well as social media accounts and intellectual property, on death with Andrew (Andy) Reay and May Delaney. 1:10 Q1 What happens in relation to your ownership of copyrights and other IP rights on death? How do you make sure that these are dealt with appropriately? 5:25 Q2 How can I ensure that my family can deal with my social media accounts after my death? 7:50 Q3 Is our current wills and probate system able to deal with cryptocurrency and other crypto assets like NFTs? How do my executors access my private key and crypto wallet? 12:30 Q4 How do I make inheriting crypto assets as straightforward as possible? 13:25 Q5 What three key pieces of advice would you give to someone wanting to ensure that their digital wealth and assets are inherited properly? Host: Lizzie Williams – Lizzie Williams is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Group at Harbottle & Lewis. She advises on corporate, commercial and individual disputes, with a focus on disputes in the technology, media and entertainment sectors. Lizzie has a particular interest in disputes relating to innovative technologies and digital transformation. Guest: Andrew Reay – Andrew Reay is the Probate Manager in the Private Client Group at Harbottle & Lewis. He specialises in complex and high value succession matters. He typically advises individuals, corporate trustees and charities in ...

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Episode 4 – The Interaction between Technology and Sport

January 11, 2022

Episode 4 – The Interaction between Technology and Sport

‘The Interaction between Technology and Sport’ is the fourth episode in our Digital Download series. In this series we discuss topical issues in the digital and tech world and give you our expert views on the legal issues they give rise to. In episode four Lizzie Williams discusses the use of technology in elite level sport, including the collection of performance data, and associated legal issues with Mike Jones. 0:50 Q1 Have you come across interesting examples of the use of technology to achieve elite level performance in sport and are there any particular legal issues which come up frequently in that context? 4:45 Q2 Who owns the data which is gathered about players during matches? 6:50 Q3 How can the data be exploited and what are the potential legal issues? 8:45 Q4 How can technology and data be used to create a different experience for fans? 10:50 Q5 How are the US leading the way in technology in sports stadiums? 12:45 Q6 Is there anything traditional sport can learn from e-sports in terms of the fan experience and using data and technology in innovative ways? Host: Lizzie Williams – Lizzie Williams is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Group at Harbottle & Lewis. She advises on corporate, commercial and individual disputes, with a focus on disputes in the technology, media and entertainment sectors. Lizzie has a particular interest in disputes relating to innovative technologies and digital transformation. Mike Jones – Mike advises on a broad range of commercial and regulatory matters in the sports, interactive entertainment and technology industries with a particular focus on the acquisition, creation and protection of commercial and intellectual property rights. Mike ...

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Episode 3 – Trends in data protection enforcement

November 23, 2021

Episode 3 – Trends in data protection enforcement

‘Trends in data protection enforcement’ is the third episode in our Digital Download series. In this series we discuss topical issues in the digital and tech world and give you our expert views on the legal issues they give rise to. In episode three Lizzie Williams discusses recent GDPR enforcement trends in the UK and EU with Sacha Wilson and Shayna-Radhika Patel. 0:45Q1 How has Brexit affected the enforcement landscape and what does it mean for businesses worried about GDPR fines? 2:20Q2 What trends have we seen in enforcement over the last few years? 3:00Q3 Has the pandemic affected enforcement? What does the landscape look like as we emerge from the depths of Covid? 5:00Q4 What are the most common types of violations across Europe that have resulted in enforcement action so far? 5:50Q5 Do smaller companies also need to be concerned? 8:00Q6 Has the ICO shown any particular focus in terms of enforcement which companies should be aware of? Host: Lizzie Williams – Lizzie Williams is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Group at Harbottle & Lewis. She advises on corporate, commercial and individual disputes, with a focus on disputes in the technology, media and entertainment sectors. Lizzie has a particular interest in disputes relating to innovative technologies and digital transformation. Guests: Sacha Wilson – Sacha is a partner in the Technology, Media and Entertainment team at Harbottle & Lewis and joint head of the firm’s cross-departmental Advertising Group. He is a commercial and regulatory lawyer with particular expertise in advertising, tech/digital, and data privacy. He has advised clients from a variety of sectors ...

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