Fredericka Argent advises emerging and leading companies on intellectual property and data protection issues, including copyright, trademarks, e-commerce and piracy. She has experience advising companies in the technology, pharmaceutical, luxury brands and media sectors. Her practice encompasses regulatory compliance and advisory work. She regularly provides strategic advice to global companies on complying with data protection laws in Europe. Ms. Argent has experience conducting IP enforcement. She represents right owners, including in the publishing and fashion industries, and helps coordinate an in-house internet investigations team who conduct global monitoring, reporting, notice and takedown programs to combat Internet piracy.
Artificial intelligence (“AI”) is expanding in many industries and could add approximately $13 trillion to the global economy by 2030. Many organizations, both public and private, have invested substantial resources in AI research and development (R&D). The United States, the European Union, Canada, China and many other countries have developed, or are developing, a national … Continue Reading
By Fredericka Argent and Hannah Edmonds-Camara This is the final instalment in our series looking at accessibility in the workplace. Part 1 looked at the importance of deploying accessible IT in order to benefit employees and businesses. Part 2 examined national equality laws requiring businesses to make “reasonable accommodations” for employees in the workplace. In … Continue Reading
By Fredericka Argent and Hannah Edmonds-Camara Part 1 of our accessibility series explored the importance of businesses deploying accessible IT to recruit and retain employees with a view to reducing job polarization and inequality. Part 2 described how national equality laws are imposing affirmative obligations on businesses to make “reasonable accommodations” in the workplace for … Continue Reading
By Fredericka Argent and Hannah Edmonds-Camara As we noted in Part 1 of our series, there are strong business incentives to invest in accessible IT in order to recruit and retain employees with disabilities. However, aside from the business imperatives for ensuring workplace accessibility, businesses should also consider the compliance landscape — especially national equality … Continue Reading
By Fredericka Argent and Hannah Edmonds-Camara In our increasingly hyper-connected, technology-reliant society, it is important to ensure that the information technology (“IT”) that we use is accessible for all individuals. “Accessible IT” refers to technology that individuals with disabilities can navigate, perceive, understand and interact with and that enables them to consume and create content … Continue Reading