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AI Observer, Issue 1: Reflections on the legal landscape
Welcome to the HLK Newsletter series tracking the fast-changing legal landscape around AI. Over the next few months, we’ll to be keeping a close eye on legislation, government policy and case law to help you stay on top of the issues which could impact you and your business.
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Direct and contributory infringement at the UPC
The UPCA includes provisions defining the acts which a third party can be prevented from performing in respect of a patent. These provisions cover both ‘direct’ infringement of the patent (Art. 25 UPCA: “Right to prevent the direct use of the invention”) and ‘indirect’ infringement (Art. 26 UPCA: “Right to prevent the indirect use of the invention”).