• White paper from the World Economic Forum: Artificial Intelligence Collides with Patent Law. ” …(T)he risks borne by AI require further timely dialogue on critical implicated patent law issues among patent law’s relevant actors (e.g. legislators, judges, academics, practitioners) and  stakeholders (e.g. scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, technologists), as well as with nonpatent professionals from diverse backgrounds that are familiar with innovation and ethics (e.g. from management, finance, economics, non-profit organizations, non-patent legal fields).”

 

  • Press releaseBaker McKenzie partnering with Barclays Eagle Labs new law-tech initiative to help transform the legal industry.

 

  • From Artificial Lawyer, “Global ALSP, Exigent, has launched an ‘Augmented Intelligence’ legal spend and matter management platform, in a sign of the growing demand from corporate clients for more automated and tech-led methods of legal spend analysis. It also suggests a growing interest from General Counsel (GC) in having the data available to allow them to push back on external legal fees.”

 

  • More creepy AI: Fake media is coming for our memories. “Seeing is believing. And because of this fact, we’re screwed. Due to advances in artificial intelligence, it’s now possible to convincingly map anyone’s face onto the body of another person in a video.”