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Facial recognition has several societal benefits, but presents unique risks. In this episode of Eye on AI, Teresa Michaud and Mark Goodman join moderator Bradford Newman to discuss some of the primary benefits and key risks for companies that make or use FR and identify ways to minimize such risks. Click here to view the video More Eye on AI Eye on AI Episode 1: Three AI Must-Knows for Technology Transactions Eye on AI Episode 2: AI Regulation Under the New…

Bradford Newman joins Brian Hengesbaugh to cover the latest in the use of artificial intelligence in hiring and recruiting. Listen to hear: how the use of AI in hiring and recruiting can open companies up to new liabilitieswhat the December 8th letter to the EEOC on AI hiring tools reveals about potential scrutiny of these tools under the Biden administrationBrad’s suggestions for companies using or considering using AI-powered hiring tools https://open.spotify.com/episode/5Zf6CrTGQlNkbGqu8Ueqpo?si=umGbTj_2TeuQl705QJrsJg For more AI topics,…

Host Bradford Newman is joined by Adam Aft and Danielle Benecke to review what AI regulation may look like under the new Biden administration.   We cover: The status of AI regulation in the US, including recent legislative and policy initiatives;Initial signals from the Biden administration on what direction they might take when it comes to near-term AI law and policy;Key developments clients should be looking out for in 2021, both in the US and more…

Baker McKenzie’s new Eye on AI video chat series covers the need-to-know legal issues surrounding artificial intelligence and machine learning. In our first episode, Bradford Newman is joined by partners Adam Aft and Marcela Robledo to discuss three AI must-knows in the context of technology transactions. Click here to view Baker McKenzie’s North America AI and Machine Learning team features a cross-disciplinary team of industry ranked and recognized attorneys who can help you with the technical, transactional and regulatory issues…

On 18 December 2020, the UK House of Lords Liaison Committee on AI published a new report, AI in the UK: No Room for Complacency.  The report considers the UK government’s progress against the recommendations made by the Select Committee on AI in their 2018 report, AI in the UK: ready, willing and able? The report contains a series of new recommendations covering public understanding of AI, use of data, ethics, public trust and regulation, jobs and…

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) has recently launched a new service called Trade Mark Pre-Apply. This is a new online tool which uses AI powered checks and searches to help people who have not applied for a trade mark before and who have little or no knowledge of the application process, to improve their chances of successfully registering a trade mark. The aim for the UKIPO is to bring some cost and resource saving…

The recent judgment of the High Court of England and Wales in the DABUS case ([2020] EWHC 2412 (Pat)) has made one thing abundantly clear. For now at least, an AI machine cannot be construed as an inventor within the meaning of the Patents Act 1977. However, this arguably raises more questions than it answers. Is it time, in light of the increased advent of AI in technological development, that this position is reviewed? The…