• Check out this new user interface and functionality from Neota Logic’s portal, Workbench. There’s a video demo.
  • From Sterne KesslerGlobal Patent Prosecution Newsletter – October 2018: Subject Matter Eligibility of Artificial Intelligence Patent Applications in the United States, Europe, and China. “This article surveys subject-matter eligibility requirements of AI patent applications

  • I expect some defense work will be required here: “vpnMentor ran a test of over 2,500 websites in the EU that will need to follow the new GDPR regulations and found that as little as 34% of websites are currently compliant. Most of the websites we checked either had old privacy policies, and in some

  • These thoughts by Paul Rawlinson, Global Chair of Baker McKenzie and sobering and realistic. Will lawyers become extinct in the age of automation? His observations include, “…(T)he market will kill those who don’t adapt. They are the ones who should be scared of the machines. For them, the robots are coming. The really wise lawyers,

  • From Waller: Tennessee becomes one of first states to approve blockchain ‘smart’ contracts. The post describes blockchain and suggests further steps that should be taken, enumerating the benefits thereof. “Tennessee joins a handful of other states, including Wyoming, Nebraska, Florida, New York and Colorado, that have officially recognized blockchain technology as a means of verifying

  • There’s a lot of talk this week about AI laws and regulation, most of which is unrelated to the accident in Tempe. Here’s what I’ve seen:

Here’s a very good discussion regarding medical diagnoses.

This editorial from the Washington Post does reference the death in Tempe as it calls for regulation beyond autonomous

  • As expected, AI-wise, Legaltech kicked off strong yesterday, including an “AI Bootcamp” called, “Use Cases and Applications of AI in Legal Services.” One of the earliest summaries I have seen is this from Artificial Lawyer. I’m especially pleased to see the emphasis on Access to Justice (A2J). The summary includes:

“(AI) can help you do