This week Facebook was issued a patent that takes a new approach to artificial reality displays by integrating it into a hat. The hat form factor will be much larger than the conventional glasses or goggles approach. Facebook believes that the extra space will allow them to deliver a better and more complex system in the end product.
Start-up companies seeking to incentivize founders and retain key employees often present such individuals with equity in their companies as part of the individuals’ overall compensation packages. Equity-based compensation is intended to align the interests of the employees with the interests of the company’s shareholders and investors.
The General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”), promulgated by the European Commission, was adopted in April 2016 and became effective in May 2018. Last year, we provided an update discussing the second-year benefits for companies and trends for the US following the enactment of the GDPR.
This year, we will take a look at current EU-US compliance issues, and US regulations following the adoption of GDPR.