EU proposes new Artificial Intelligence Regulation
April 22, 2021
On April 21 the EU Commission adopted a proposal for a regulation (the AI Regulation) on artificial intelligence systems, which it describes as “the first ever legal framework on AI.” This briefing explains the scope and impact of the new law.
The Future of Supply Chains
March 29, 2021
Businesses are increasingly looking to make substantial changes to realign their supply chains globally, a trend accelerated recently by the global pandemic.
2020: The Year in Artificial Intelligence
January 04, 2021
Australia is well placed to advance digital innovation and the embedding of artificial intelligence over the course of the recovery from the pandemic.
Global interactive guide on computer-implemented inventions
September 16, 2020
Our global comparative piece examines the current state of the law on the patentability of CIIs across a number of key jurisdictions.
Algorithmic decision-making and the UK ICO's Guidance on AI
September 08, 2020
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently issued its “Guidance on AI and data protection” to assist organisations in determining how they should navigate the complex trade-offs that use of an AI system may require.
EU Commission Launches Consultations on Ex Ante Antitrust Tool and Platform Regulation
June 17, 2020
On June 2, 2020, the EU Commission (EC) launched two major consultations: one relating to a possible new competition tool to allow the EC to intervene in vulnerable markets without the need to find that any company has violated EU competition law (the Ex Ante Tool Consultation), and the second relating to the forthcoming Digital Services Act package (the DSA Consultation).
The New EU AI and Data Strategy and what it Means for EU Antitrust Reform
March 24, 2020
This article summarises the AI and Data Package released by the European Commission on 19 February 2020 and discusses the role of EU antitrust reform.
Stranger than Sci-Fi Part 2: Should Artificial Intelligence machines be recognised as owners of IP?
March 10, 2020
In the second article of this two-part series, we consider whether AI machines should be recognised as the ‘owners’ of the IP create.
Stranger than Sci-Fi Part 1: Can (and should) Artificial Intelligence machines own intellectual property?
March 03, 2020
In the first article of this two-part series, we explore how existing Australian copyright and patent legislation deals with ownership of AI-generated IP.
EU Prepares New AI and Data Strategy
February 18, 2020
The new European Commission is racing to deliver on President von der Leyen’s pledge to put forward legislation on AI, big data, and the New Digital Services Act. This article discusses the EC's response.