The European Patent Office (EPO) recently issued guidance on the patenting of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies. What does this mean for businesses in the field?
Automated and Electric Vehicles Act – preparing the UK for the biggest transport revolution in a century
The Automated And Electric Vehicles Act (AEV) received royal assent on 19 July 2018. The Act paves the way for driverless cars to appear on UK roads by extending compulsory motor insurance to AVs.
AI poses new ethics issues for companies
In a new report published by Bloomberg Law, Michael Sinclair comments on the emerging ethical-legal challenges around the deployment of AI.
The Database Directive, AI and the data economy
Does the Database Directive protect machine-generated data and AI? That is one of the questions the European Commission considered in its recently published second evaluation of the Database Directive.
Protecting IP rights - AI technology in Australia
AI has the potential to be both the creator and product of innovation. This article will identify and consider issues that AI will create for the IP rights of those operating in Australia.
The price is not right: European Commission sanctions consumer electronics manufacturers for resale price maintenance entrenched by pricing algorithms and monitoring technologies
A recent decision from the European Commission has highlighted the role of pricing algorithms and monitoring software in exacerbating the impact of an infringement of EU competition rules.
Why collaborative AI can become a legal minefield
The race is on to produce innovative AI-enabled products and services. Determining who owns or controls the IP rights of a new technology can get messy if contracts do not exist or do not contain clear IP terms
Artificial Intelligence and the future of work
AI’s impact on the workplace is contingent on many variables - the level of employees’ education and training, the cost of the technology, its adoption rate, regulation, ethics and how far AI creates new jobs.
How can AI apply to agriculture?
AI tools are being used to improve the entire food supply chain. This will become even more important as the world’s growing population creates an increasing demand for agricultural production.
British Prime Minister announces first AI and Data Grand Challenge
Theresa May has announced the first AI and Data grand challenge mission: to use data, AI and innovation to transform the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases by 2030.