Partners Jason Chipman, Reed Freeman, Todd Zubler and Senior Associate Allison Aviki author the fourth in a series of five articles written by WilmerHale and published by Bloomberg Law that discuss the emergence of Internet of Things technologies and its impact on the automotive industry. The first article in the series, " The Developing Landscape of Internet of Things Standards for Cars," was published on November 5, the second, " IoV Technologies as Patentable Subject Matter After Alice," on November 20, and the third, " What to Expect in Licensing and Litigation as the Internet of Things Comes to the Automotive Industry," on December 3.
Excerpt: ''Now the most advanced tech you own is in your driveway'' announces the closing line of a 2018 Nissan commercial. As cars have become synonymous with ''advanced tech,'' automakers have retooled and rebooted as tech-focused companies. Ford has become a mainstay at the annual CES, formerly known as the International Consumer Electronics Show, and automotive research facilities are serious operations in Silicon Valley. Consider the industries now deemed adjacent to automotive: chipmakers; wireless phone manufacturers; software developers; cloud storage services; advertisers; and the data security industry. Read the full article.
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