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The AI Act: A step closer to the first law on Artificial Intelligence
May 18, 2023
On 11 May 2023, members of the European Parliament passed their compromise text of the AI Act (the AI Act) at the committee stage, taking this law a step closer to being finalised.
AI and the UK regulatory framework
May 15, 2023
In March 2023, the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology published a white paper detailing its proposed approach to regulating artificial intelligence (AI) in the UK. It takes a different approach to the EU with a non-statutory principles-based framework to be applied by regulators in each sector.
Everyone is using ChatGPT – what does my organisation need to watch out for?
April 25, 2023
In December 2022, OpenAI released ChatGPT, a powerful AI-powered chatbot that could handle users’ questions and requests for information or content in a convincing and confident manner.
Biological Computing and Related Legal Considerations
March 09, 2023
As recent innovations in Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) such as ChatGPT ignite debate over issues such as the legal status of non-humans, privacy implications of novel computing abilities, and rights of intelligent systems’ creators over output, similar considerations confront another emerging computing field—one involving human cells.
Federal Court of Canada continues to support patentability of computer-implemented inventions
August 01, 2022
In Benjamin Moore & Co. v. Attorney General of Canada, 2022 FC 9231, the Federal Court of Canada set aside the Canadian Intellectual Property Office’s (CIPO) refusal of patent applications for two computer-implemented inventions relating to colour selection methods using experimentally derived relationships for colour harmony and colour emotion.
UK AI: UK consults on non-statutory cross-sectoral guidance principles for regulating AI – final approach still some way off
July 27, 2022
On 18 July 2022, the UK Government put forward proposals on the future regulation of Artificial Intelligence. The approach anticipates a horizontal non-statutory overlay addressing key areas of AI regulatory novelty to attain consistency and coherence, while allowing sectoral flexibility.
UK Government responds on AI and IP rights to allow text and data mining of copyright works in all circumstances
July 01, 2022
The UK Government has published its response to the consultation on AI and IP rights (our recent blog post sets out a detailed overview of the questions raised by the consultation), having held several roundtables and received detailed written responses from participants across industries.
Canada's artificial intelligence legislation is here
June 28, 2022
On 16 June 2022 the Canadian federal government introduced Bill C-27, also known as the Digital Charter Implementation Act 2022.
AI and diversity and inclusion – Creating an inclusive culture powered by technology
June 15, 2022
Disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (or AI) and machine learning are opening up new ways to derive novel insights and augment decision making for more diverse and inclusive workplaces.
Demise of the machines: Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia overturns ruling on artificial intelligence as a patent ‘inventor’
May 05, 2022
After a somewhat surprising victory in the Federal Court last year (about which we wrote in our article ‘Rise of the Machines’), the hopes that an artificial intelligence machine, nicknamed DABUS, could be named as the inventor on a patent application have now been dashed by the Full Court. In short, the Full Court upheld an appeal by the Commissioner, ultimately finding that Dr Thaler’s patent application had indeed lapsed for failure to name an ‘inventor’ as required by the relevant regulations.