Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0, the name given to the growing combination of traditional manufacturing and industrial platforms and practices with the latest smart technology.

This primarily focuses on the use of large-scale M2M and Internet of Things (IoT) deployments to provide the likes of increased automation, improved communication and monitoring, as well as smart machines that can analyze and diagnose issues without the need for human intervention. Technology and manufacture improvements also brings its legal challenges especially in robotics, big data, cyber security and IOT (including blockchain), product liability issues, liability coverage on an e-person (robot) versus on an individual and still grey areas relating to data ownership and data privacy. Our team is experienced in all of the fields covered by Industry 4.0 and is happy to guide clients through the legal aspects of this next stage of industrial revolution.

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