International agreement on AI safety: Imran Ahmad comments on Bletchley Declaration
November 07, 2023
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to fundamentally change business processes, and also have a significant impact on human well-being.
PART II: Legislative advances in the world of artificial intelligence, Canada – Minister releases proposed amendments to AIDA
October 31, 2023
On October 5, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry (ISED) wrote a letter to the Standing Committee on Industry and Technology proposing amendments to Artificial Intelligence and Data Act (AIDA), which was introduced as part of Bill C-27 in June 2022. Further information on AIDA can be found in our previous update.
PART I: Advances in artificial intelligence legislation in Canada ‒ Minister releases generative AI voluntary code as bridge to AIDA
October 24, 2023
On September 27, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry released a voluntary code of conduct specific to generative AI.
Autonomous Vehicles – Canada’s Current Legal Framework: Liability in Motor Vehicle Accidents
December 19, 2022
The arrival of autonomous vehicles in Canada will raise a number of liability-related questions that touch on the areas of owner liability, product liability, and auto insurance. In this post, we discuss the allocation of liability in incidents involving AVs and the future of auto insurance.
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.
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 inventorship on the horizon: DABUS comes to Canada
February 09, 2022
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) recently provided a first glimpse into how it will treat the issue of AI inventorship.
Where data meets IP - protecting business data in a commercial context
November 15, 2021
In this publication we give some some practical tips that businesses transacting with data should consider when licensing their data to third parties.
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.
Digital transformation: Key technology, cybersecurity and privacy risks
September 09, 2021
In this blog we discuss the risks associated with digital transformation from technology, cybersecurity and privacy perspectives.