Innovation in Outsourcing – the Legal View

By | Technology's Legal Edge | November 25, 2014

“Innovation” is a word that is heard with increasing frequency in outsourcing circles, despite the concept being not exactly new. This begs the question why it has now crept its way up the list of topics for consideration in respect of outsourcing engagements, and what it actually consists of in practice.

Does Telemedicine Matter? Yes!

Does Telemedicine Matter? Yes!

Technology pervades every sector of our economy, and certainly has impacted the health care industry. One example is telemedicine. Telemedicine has the potential to exponentially expand a provider’s geographic footprint, efficiently leverage a doctor’s time and dramatically reduce barriers to patient interaction

BYOD? More Like Bring Your Own Challenges

By | Technology's Legal Edge | November 25, 2014
BYOD? More Like Bring Your Own Challenges

From reliable surveys and less dependable anecdotes in most major markets, including the UK and the US, opinions point to the almost inevitable expansion of BYOD – Bring Your Own Device – as a cost-saving model for employers. Mobile device providers assure company decision-makers that direct savings will flow by avoiding the cost of purchasing handsets and absorbing service plan fees.

Seeds Worth More Than Gold: Plant Breeders Are Learning the Value of Protecting Their Inventions

By | MoFo Tech | November 25, 2014
Seeds Worth More Than Gold: Plant Breeders Are Learning the Value of Protecting Their Inventions

Agricultural espionage: it’s not exactly the stuff of John le Carré novels. But recently a Chinese woman was charged in a plot to steal U.S. corn technology. Among her alleged techniques: smuggling bioengineered corn seed in boxes of microwave popcorn packed in luggage to Beijing, and conspiring with insiders to steal genetic sequencing for the seeds.