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Twitter tests new Safety Mode

September 16, 2021

Twitter is testing a new safety feature aimed at reducing unwanted interactions, using artificial intelligence to detect harmful interactions and accounts.

Telemedicine ads limited by Facebook

August 24, 2021

As the telemedicine industry continues to grow, especially in light of COVID-19, businesses should reconsider their policies and procedures in connection with telehealth services and user safety.

Climate change and sustainability disputes: Technology & Innovation perspectives

July 05, 2021

The solutions to climate change and sustainability related issues offered by the Technology and Innovation sector.

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.

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.

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.

Vestager’s Digital Antitrust Blueprint

September 24, 2019

Effects of Commissioner Vestager’s unprecedented nomination to a second term as Competition Commissioner and dual mandate as Executive Vice-President for a Europe fit for the Digital Age (Digital Commissioner).

UK Court decides that early-stage open source software projects can generate goodwill sufficient to protect the name of the project

July 09, 2019

A UK court has for the first time considered the English law concept of “goodwill” in relation to open source software projects and contributing developers.

OECD Recommendation and G20 ministerial Statement on Artificial Intelligence

July 04, 2019

This article summarizes the OECD Recommendation and the G20 Statement, discusses the OECD’s next steps, and offers our take on the implications of these and related initiatives.

European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence Publishes Artificial Intelligence Ethics Guidelines

April 11, 2019

The Guidelines are the first deliverable under the European Union (EU’s) April 2018 Communication on Artificial Intelligence for Europe.