Erin serves as the US Co-Chair for DLA Piper’s Technology Sector and Chair for the firm’s International Trade Commission Practice. She concentrates in civil trial practice in federal courts with an emphasis on patent litigation and International Trade Commission (ITC) proceedings.

Erin is one of the participants in the firm’s
Continue Reading Five questions with Erin Gibson: DLA Piper Partner; Technology Sector US Co-Chair; International Trade Commission Practice Chair

The senior leadership that will be responsible for white collar enforcement under the Biden Administration is starting to crystalize. In January 2021, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. announced several key nominations for the US Department of Justice (DOJ), including DC Circuit Judge Merrick Garland for Attorney General, veteran prosecutor Lisa
Continue Reading White collar enforcement under the Biden Administration and its potential impact on the tech industry

By Danny Tobey

While artificial intelligence has become the new big thing in medtech, privacy regulations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act have stayed the same. In this podcast, Medtech Insight interviews Danny Tobey to get a clearer picture of what companies need to know in order to
Continue Reading Podcast: Developing AI tech can mean walking through a patient privacy minefield

By Tony Samp and Steven R. Phillips

As breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and related technologies continue to advance quickly, lawmakers in Congress and federal regulatory agencies are increasingly focused on enacting policies to govern these disruptive innovations.

In the first six months of the 116th Congress, more than 20 separate
Continue Reading Introducing AI Outlook, a new update on AI legislation

As AI systems have evolved and become more sophisticated, the risk of fraud targeting corporations and consumers has increased. In a recent cybercrime case, artificial intelligence-based software was used to pressure the CEO of a UK-based energy company to transfer funds to what he believed was an outside supplier.

The CEO, who believed he was speaking on the phone to his boss, was asked to send the money − $243,000 − to a Hungarian supplier within an hour.
Continue Reading Cybercriminals’ use of AI brings new risks to financial security

By Tzung-bor (Chung) Wei

US regulation of autonomous vehicles remains nascent and dispersed. This fragmented environment means that states have emerged as important laboratories of democracy. Since 2011, when Nevada became the first state to authorize the operation of autonomous vehicles, more than 30 states have enacted legislation or issued
Continue Reading The states look at autonomous vehicles

Compliments of our colleague Imran Syed, Legal Director, IPT London.

As a new era of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies emerges, companies in almost every industry are exploring how they can use AI to drive improvements to their business. After all, the commercial gains are tantalizing, offering businesses a better understanding of their operations and their customers than ever before, as well opportunities for significant cost reduction and quality improvement.
Continue Reading AI – top tips for the board

Implementation of artificial intelligence has risen significantly in the last year, impacting platforms, tools and applications around the world, in fields as diverse as healthcare, retail, agriculture and more.

As an increasing number of industries begin opting for solutions based on machine learning, here are seven of the top AI
Continue Reading Artificial Intelligence: What we have seen so far in 2019 and what is to come…