Effects of Commissioner Vestager’s unprecedented nomination to a second term as Competition Commissioner and dual mandate as Executive Vice-President for a Europe fit for the Digital Age (Digital Commissioner).
AI and Drug Discovery, Part 3: Protecting the Value of Data in Collaborations
In Part 3, we highlight some of the legal issues surrounding the use of AI/ML in collaborative drug discovery and some solutions for addressing these issues.
AI and Drug Discovery, Part 2: In-Depth Look at the Mellody Project
Part 2 looks at an historic cross-competitor collaboration in the EU that is also leveraging blockchain technology to share large amounts of data to improve predictive models in drug discovery.
Singapore court’s cryptocurrency decision: Implications for cryptocurrency trading, smart contracts and AI
Singaporean court’s decision in relation to cryptocurrency trading has implications for cryptocurrency trading mistakes, smart contracts, artificial intelligence and whether cryptocurrency is property
AI and Drug Discovery, Part 1: Collaborations Between Pharma and AI
In Part 1 of this update for 2019, we outline some of the key areas of advancements and discuss some of the recent partnerships between pharma companies and AI companies.
Artificial intelligence and the transportation industry
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are starting to transform how solutions are built and deployed in transportation.
UK Court decides that early-stage open source software projects can generate goodwill sufficient to protect the name of the project
A UK court has for the first time considered the English law concept of “goodwill” in relation to open source software projects and contributing developers.
OECD Recommendation and G20 ministerial Statement on Artificial Intelligence
This article summarizes the OECD Recommendation and the G20 Statement, discusses the OECD’s next steps, and offers our take on the implications of these and related initiatives.
France: new legislative developments for autonomous vehicles
The French PACTE law came into force in May 2019. This blog post summarises the main measures adopted in the field of the regulations applicable to autonomous vehicles experimentations.
Do you need to see your competitor’s source code before you bring an infringement claim?
A recent UK court decision has highlighted the difficulties in obtaining pre-action disclosure of allegedly infringing and confidential source code.