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.
Outsourcing and Artificial Intelligence: Re-engineering Outsourcing Agreements
February 11, 2020
Is the traditional outsourcing agreement, “engineered” for the pre-AI world, suitable in a world in which AI displaces both people and rules-based methods of automation?
European Commission – Report on Liability for Artificial Intelligence and Other Emerging Digital Technologies – Part 2
January 28, 2020
In this three part series, Zayed Al Jamil and Holly Tunnah discuss the key points addressed in the New Technologies Formation report and in particular, the potential implications for businesses.
Who controls the works produced by artificial intelligence?
January 07, 2020
Seiko Hidaka and Will Garton discuss the role of Intellectual Property in a world where the machine is creating new and better things autonomously.
A Legal Framework for Artificial Intelligence
November 26, 2019
IP Partner Maya Medeiros discusses the applications and legal definitions of artificial intelligence, and where law applies to particular AI processes or systems.
Artificial Intelligence and Separate Legal Personality
November 12, 2019
As artificial intelligence becomes more ubiquitous, the scope for economic loss or physical damage – on a B2B or B2C basis - inevitably grows too. James Russell and Paimon Abedi discuss the impact of AI.