UK Government asks for the public’s views on how to deal with AI and IP rights
December 16, 2021
Following its call for views on AI and the IP framework in early 2021, the UK Government has released another consultation on AI and IP rights.
The year that was for DABUS, the world’s first AI ‘inventor’
December 13, 2021
While many of us (in Australia at least), have spent the better part of the last two years locked down, sitting on the couch waiting out the COVID-19 pandemic, judges and patent examiners around the world have been busy grappling with questions ranging from the mundane (legislative interpretation) to the existential (what it means to be ‘a creator’ ).
AI Regulation of financial institutions: EU and beyond
December 09, 2021
Regulation of artificial intelligence is on the way in many regions across the globe. The EU Commission has proposed an AI regulation that would apply to financial institutions, and governments elsewhere are considering their own regulatory responses.
New Singapore Copyright Exception will propel AI revolution
November 15, 2021
Copyright, one of the fundamental intellectual property rights, grants the owner of copyright rights and control over the expression of ideas that are reduced to tangible forms such as literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works.
AI Inventorship on the Horizon: Part 3
November 04, 2021
In this last instalment of our three part blog series, we consider the policy and legal implications of permitting or prohibiting AI to be an inventor, with a focus on the Canadian context.
AI Inventorship on the Horizon: Part 2
October 29, 2021
In Part 2 we will analyze the Australian Federal Court’s judgment in more detail, and compare it to decisions reached by the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office, the European Patent Office, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
AI Inventorship on the Horizon: Part 1
October 05, 2021
Artificial intelligence (AI) machines may soon come to mind when you hear the word “inventor".
Blockchain law: When plaintiffs raise claims of platforms behaving badly
October 04, 2021
What happens when electronic cryptocurrency platforms do not function properly or the platform operators work against their own users?
The UK National AI Strategy: Regulation, Data Protection and IPR in the Mix
September 27, 2021
The UK Government has published its National AI Strategy.
AI for Banks: Key Ethical and Security Risks
September 20, 2021
While providing the opportunity for greater efficiency and revenue, better qualified personnel and improved risk management and compliance, there are important ethical and security risks that banks need to properly manage if they elect to use AI.