All posts by Fergal Duggan

Technology and Sustainability in the spotlight: European Commission adopts 2022 Work Programme

Fergal Duggan and Tracey Bischofberger

The European Commission has adopted its 2022 Work Programme. As expected, technology and sustainability are both high on the agenda with the Commission setting out a bold vision for a digitally-empowered, green Europe. We take a look at some of the most critical proposals for those working in the products sphere below. So, what’s coming down the pipeline?

EU and AI – Navigating the European Approach

Fergal Duggan

Get access to Cooley’s webinar on the European Commission’s White Paper on Artificial Intelligence

WEBCAST: EU and AI – Navigating the European Approach

Cooley’s international products law team are pleased to announce the fourth event in its webinar series. This webinar will look at the European Union’s approach to Artificial Intelligence including the impact of the European Commission’s White Paper on Artificial Intelligence. The team will be joined by members of Cooley’s Technology […]

COVID-19 – Cooley’s multi-disciplinary response team and resources

Rod Freeman and Fergal Duggan

Our dedicated multi-disciplinary team are on hand to get you through the COVID-19 crisis

Cash for the Crash

Rod Freeman

UK Government offers cash grants to help companies prepare for the UK “crashing out” of the EU without a deal.

Danger! Danger! Low Voltage

Fergal Duggan

In January 2019, the European Commission launched a public consultation to evaluate whether the Low Voltage Directive is fit for purpose.

EU resolution calls for connected vehicles to open up the innovation throttle

Fergal Duggan and Olivia Flasch

In a non-binding resolution adopted in January 2019, MEPs called for faster innovation in the automated transport sector.

Green light for RED: European Commission finds Radio Equipment Directive fundamentally sound

Fergal Duggan and Monica Mylordou

The European Commission has recently published a report on the effectiveness of the Radio Equipment Directive. We take a look at its findings below.

Playing Safe: Toy Safety Directive public consultation closing soon

Fergal Duggan

Public consultation forms part of the evaluation of the performance of the Directive against its key objectives

All products are equal, but some products are more equal than others

Fergal Duggan and Olivia Flasch

EU Parliament adopts Resolution on dual quality products following cross-continental test findings that products with different compositions were sold under the same brand and packaging.