Ontario government introduces new bill for strengthening cybersecurity and for responsible AI

June 19, 2024

The Government of Ontario recently introduced the Strengthening Cyber Security and Building Trust in the Public Sector Act, 2024 (Bill 194) seeking to strengthen cybersecurity programs in the public sector and provide the groundwork for the responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI) among various public sector entities. If passed, Bill 194 will enact the Enhancing Digital Security and Trust Act, 2024 (the Act) and significantly amend the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

AI regulation in the UK: Will the next government introduce AI legislation?

June 19, 2024

The current government’s approach to AI regulation draws on non-binding, cross-sectoral principles. These were to be enforced by sectoral and cross-sectoral regulators using their existing legislative powers. There were no immediate plans to introduce legislation on AI.

“AI and sustainability - cure or curse?”

May 29, 2024

While AI can help resolve data issues in sustainable investing, it can create problems such as information breaches and inherent bias in data.

Generative AI

May 29, 2024

Artificial intelligence (AI) raises many intellectual property (IP) issues. While there are many AI models and use cases, this guide addresses key IP issues raised by generative AI systems, meaning systems such as ChatGPT, Bard and DALl-E with algorithms that generate new content (which, depending on the system may be text, audio, images, video code or other content).

How to make a law firm AI ready: Insights from Lena Haffner at Legal Revolution 2024

May 29, 2024

On May 14, 2024, Lena Haffner, Innovation Lead Germany at Norton Rose Fulbright, shared her insights on “How do you make a law firm AI ready?" at Legal Revolution 2024, one of Europe’s leading conferences in legal innovation and technology. Her lecture focused on developing a comprehensive roadmap for integrating AI into law firms, emphasizing the importance of developing a robust AI strategy and fostering an innovation-ready culture. Key topics covered in the lecture included strategic planning, skills development, multidisciplinary teamwork, and strong AI governance.

New requirements for federal contractors using AI-powered technology provides sound advice for all employers

May 24, 2024

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) increasingly informs employment decisions, recent guidance for federal contractors suggests employers of all types should consider their current practices.

Generative AI: How it works, content ownership, and copyrights

May 24, 2024

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) has captured everyone’s attention as the next wave of technological advancement promising us to move into a golden era of productivity and creativity. In a matter of minutes, with a well thought out prompt, anyone can create stunning images, videos, songs and text.

AI Code Generators

May 16, 2024

One area of generative artificial intelligence that organizations are already adopting is the use of generative AI to develop software code.

Clarifying AI and inventorship: USPTO's guidance for AI-assisted inventions

May 14, 2024

The Federal Circuit’s Thaler decision, and the Supreme Court’s subsequent denial of certiorari, established that only a natural person can be an inventor on a patent, meaning artificial intelligence (AI) cannot be.

The robots are coming … is insurance ready for AI?

May 09, 2024

The insurance industry is founded on predicting, as accurately as possible, whether or not a risk will materialize in a fast-moving competitive environment. Such predictions are intensively focused on data.