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Welcome to the latest edition of Law Update titled “Rise of Generative AI.”
In this edition, we dive into the dynamic world of Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. TMT continues to play a vital role in positioning the region as an international business and social hub, driving significant growth and innovation.
Our focus in this Law Update is on the sector’s ongoing potential to advance and propel the region toward a more digital economy. We explore the benefits of embracing a digital transformation and how local authorities have responded by enhancing regulations to accommodate the evolving TMT landscape.
This edition covers a range of topics, including – the new Telecommunications & Information Technology Law in Saudi Arabia, the intricacies of trademarks in the Metaverse, and the legal challenges faced by the video game industry. Additionally, we take a regional perspective, discussing jurisdictions such as Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, and Bahrain to provide a comprehensive understanding of the TMT landscape.
We hope you thoroughly enjoy this packed issue of Law Update, filled with captivating articles that address key legal issues within a vital sector for the region.Read the full edition
David Yates, Head of Commercial IP and Technology, and his team have collaborated with business parks Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource Zone to produce the firsedition of a newsletter “ICT in the UAE”. The first edition, issued in two parts, covered the following topics: “IT Outsourcing Governance”; “Best Practice: Latest Issues in Outsourcing Contracts”; “Online Promotional Campaigns: Pitfalls and Permits” and “Cyber Crimes in the UAE”. The business parks issued a media release to promote the publication, posted the publication on their websites and are distributing copies to media outlets and business park partners. Anyone who is interested in obtaining a copy can contact David directly at email@example.com or you can download the report from www.tamimi.com
David and his team are now working on the next edition which will focus on various legal issues arising from e-commerce. ICT is an area of continuing growth throughout the Middle East and Al Tamimi & Company is well placed to provide quality legal services to a broad range of clients in this area. “ICT in the UAE” is to be a regular publication which leverages from our firm’s already strong relationship with TECOM business parks, built over a number of years through the continued efforts of Samer Qudah, Partner and Omar Obeidat, Partner and Head of IT/IP among others.
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