Hot Topic: Wearables

This article was first published by E-Commerce Law & Policy in the June 2014, Volume 16, Issue 06 edition.

Ashfords Garry Mackay, partner in the Commercial and Technology Team and joint CEO, comments on the opportunities and challenges which have been presented through wearable technology.

Garry discusses the range of wearable technology from Google Glass to elaborate health assessment clothing and the risks involved from a legal perspective. With the growth in wearable technologies now taking momentum, Intellectual Property and confidentiality will be at risk. This article explores the impact of wearable tech and how employers and businesses will need to take steps to protect their rights.

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