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Before we get to the death scene, let’s step back in time…

History tends to focus on the addition of new sources of power, such as water wheels and steam engines, as the transformative aspect of the Industrial Revolution. Arguably, separating the production of goods into distinct tasks,
Continue Reading Serial killers: The massively parallel processors driving the AI and crypto revolutions (fava beans and a nice chianti not required)

The European Commission’s proposed approach to the Regulation of AI was published last week and could have profound implications for your technology enabled business and life. This is not a niche corner of regulation and will potentially have wide application on everything from smart products to social media platforms and
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The eagerly awaited proposal for an Artificial Intelligence Act was finally published by the EU Commission following last week’s press leak of an outdated draft. The proposed Act introduces a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive legal framework for Artificial intelligence (125 pages), which has the ambition to harmonize existing laws in the internal
Continue Reading The world’s first Artificial Intelligence Act: Europe’s proposal to lead in human-centered AI

The European Commission has proposed a Regulation on a European approach for Artificial Intelligence (AI Act) as well as an updated Coordinated Plan on Artificial Intelligence on 21 April 2021. The Commissions stated intention of this approach is to guarantee the safety and fundamental rights of people and businesses, while strengthening Artificial Intelligence (AI) uptake, investment, and innovation across the European Union (EU). It is a continuation of the Commission’s European Strategy on AI, the High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence’s Guidelines for Trustworthy AI, and the Commission’s White Paper on AI.  

This article details the impacts of the proposed AI Act on Legal Tech that utilizes AI.
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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

On 23rd March, the UK Government published its response to a call for views on methods of protecting AI and other programme-generated creations that would not otherwise be protected under current legislation. The call for views focused on a number of areas of consideration, including patents, copyright, designs, trade
Continue Reading Creativity and Artificial Intelligence: UK Government responds to call for views on artificial intelligence and intellectual property

By: Tony Samp, Steven R. Phillips and Ignacio E. Sanchez

As the Biden administration staffs up and Capitol Hill lawmakers begin to contemplate post-pandemic priorities, countering China’s advances in artificial intelligence and other disruptive technologies has emerged as a major driving force for US policymakers.

While Washington sees maintaining
Continue Reading AI Outlook: Technology, artificial intelligence in focus for the Biden Administration and the 117th Congress

Last week, the UK Government published its response to the December 2020 Report by the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence, “AI in the UK: No Room for Complacency” (“HoL Report”). The House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence, chaired by Lord Tim
Continue Reading ‘No Room For Complacency’: UK Government commits to deliver on the power and promise of AI

Hard or soft law?

That the regulation of Artificial intelligence is a hot topic is hardly surprising. AI is being adopted at speed, news reports frequently appear about high-profile AI decision-making, and the sheer volume of guidance and regulatory proposals for interested parties to digest can seem challenging.

Where are
Continue Reading Regulating artificial intelligence: Where are we now? Where are we heading?