Topic Centers

Data Centers

Sophisticated projects and investments require trusted advisors who are part of a powerful network and who are deeply involved in the hot topics of the industry. Hogan Lovells is your first port of call and the leading legal provider for successful realization and investments in data centers around the world.

Commercial agreements and real estate

Commercial agreements and real estate

M&A and financing

M&A and financing

Regulatory

Regulatory

Data protection

Data protection

Whether it’s ground-up development or the acquisition of a fully operational data center, our team has extensive experience in transactions and ongoing operations. We can assist with all aspects of the data center lifecycle – from real estate and infrastructure acquisition, construction and financing, to customer, O&M, carrier and vendor contracting, all the way to disposition.

Publications

News

The USPTO issues guidance on the billion dollar question: When are AI inventions abstract?

We delve into updated guidance published on July 17, 2024, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on patent subject matter eligibility for artificial intelligence (AI) related...

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Digital accessibility in the EU (and UK): Recent developments and the direction of travel

What is digital accessibility?At its core, digital accessibility aims to ensure that digital products and services are accessible to all, including those who experience physical, hearing, ...

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UK King’s Speech 2024: Key takeaways on data protection, AI, and cyber security

On 17 July 2024, the King’s Speech and associated background briefing notes were presented and published. These contain a summary of the new government’s plans, including two...

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The ever growing increase of EU and UK product safety related-requirements and enforcement activity

Even more new laws?In recent years, the EU and UK have significantly heightened their focus on product safety requirements. Just a few examples from the EU include the new European...

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France prohibits non-consensual deep fakes

On 21 May 2024, France adopted the Law to secure and regulate the digital space (“SREN Law”). Among the provisions included in the SREN Law, we analyse two articles which amend...

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AI liability in the EU (and UK): What’s the current state of play?

The aim? To bring product liability rules into the ‘digital age’. How to do so? The development of new rules by the European Commission to address liability claims relating to...

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