Connected Manufacturing: Navigating the legal issues to secure commercial advantage
Connected Manufacturing provides many exciting opportunities for manufacturing businesses. Issues such as Smart Manufacturing, Cloud Manufacturing, the Connected Car and Right-Shoring are having a far-reaching impact on the industry, and in such a fast-paced era of change, there are a number key of legal issues that companies need to navigate in order to maximise the opportunities presented.
In this Manufacturing Insights edition our lawyers across Europe and Asia consider the benefits and impact of issues related to Connected Manufacturing and discuss the legal issues that are crucial to address to secure commercial advantage.
We are also fortunate to have comment from Janet Godsell, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Warwick Manufacturing Group and John Apthorpe, Commercial Director at Iron Mountain.
See also: Connected and autonomous vehicles - the emerging legal challenges.