The Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property: Hot Buttons in 2020
The swift and unregulated development of artificial intelligence (AI) is significantly affecting innovation and the intellectual property (IP) landscape. As AI-based products, applications, and techniques continue to emerge in high volume, IP protection and enforcement issues are expected to increase.
Within the intersection of AI and IP is the legal and regulatory repercussions that companies, legal professionals, and governments should proactively tackle.
In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the recent developments surrounding the AI-IP intersection. Speakers will also present the significant issues and hot buttons in light of the legal and regulatory updates.
This LIVE webcast will discuss the following key provisions:
- Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Intellectual Property (IP) – Recent Developments
- Implications of AI to IP
- Significant Issues and Challenges
- The Future of AI-IP Intersection
Thomas K. Hedemann, Counsel
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
- Patentability of AI
Annette L. Hurst, Partner
- Liability of companies for infringement by algorithms
- Whether algorithms can be inventors or authors
- IP issues in use of datasets to train algorithms
- Whether owners of IP in datasets have an interest in trained algorithms that were improved using those datasets
- Whether information that can be reverse engineered by algorithm can retain trade secret protection
Elizabeth A. Corradino, Partner
Moses & Singer LLP
- Authorship and evolving standards of originality for purposes of copyright ownership, responsibility and volitional acts
- Impact of AI on the clearance and enforcement of trademarks
Agatha H. Liu, Ph.D., Partner
Hickman Palermo Becker Bingham LLP
- Evaluate different forms of IP protection for different types of AI techniques including algorithms and data
Who Should Attend:
- Patent Law Attorneys
- Intellectual Property Lawyers
- Patent Licensing Attorneys
- Patent Owners and Inventors
- Intellectual Property Practitioners
- In-house Counsel
- Top Level Management
- System Developers
- Technology Companies
Thomas Hedemann is IP Counsel in Axinn’s Hartford office. He litigates intellectual property matters in district court and before the Patent Trial and Appeals Board across a number of technologies. Thomas is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law where he teaches patent litigation.
Thomas Hedemann is IP Counsel in Axinn’s Hartford office. He litigates intellectual property matters in district court and before the …
Annette Hurst practices in Orrick’s Intellectual Property Group and leads the firm’s Artificial Intelligence Practice. She is an experienced trial lawyer who has tried patent, copyright, trade secret, trademark and business tort claims. As an experienced IP risk analyst with deep expertise in the software industry, Annette has been a go-to counselor and speaker regarding the legal issues surrounding access and use of datasets in the development of machine learning algorithms. She was named “Litigator of the Week” by The American Lawyer for her work as co-lead counsel on the Mattel/MGA case, and she is consistently recognized as a leading IP lawyer by The Daily Journal, Chambers & PartnersandThe Legal 500.
Annette Hurst practices in Orrick’s Intellectual Property Group and leads the firm’s Artificial Intelligence Practice. She is an experienced trial …
Elizabeth A. Corradino leads the firm’s Media and Technology, Intellectual Property and Entertainment groups. Her diverse practice focuses on assisting a broad range of clients in solving legal and business issues in commercial transactions that include: technology, intellectual property and content licensing; strategic alliances; and the acquisition, sale or other conveyance of intellectual property and technology assets. Liz practices across a variety of industries, including fintech, ad tech, experiential marketing and entertainment, retail and consumer products.
Elizabeth A. Corradino leads the firm’s Media and Technology, Intellectual Property and Entertainment groups. Her diverse practice focuses on assisting …
Dr. Liu focuses her practice on patent analysis, strategic counseling, and portfolio management. She routinely advises inventors, business owners, and investors on developing and protecting inventions and other intellectual property. She has held positions in technology and management consulting in high tech industries and has a research background in artificial intelligence, as applied to computational biology and expert systems. In recent years, Dr. Liu has spent a significant amount of time speaking and writing on the intersection of patent law and artificial intelligence and helping her clients procure patents covering various aspects of machine learning.
Dr. Liu focuses her practice on patent analysis, strategic counseling, and portfolio management. She routinely advises inventors, business owners, and …
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About Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
Axinn combines the skills, experience and dedication of the world's largest firms with the focus, responsiveness, efficiency and attention to client needs of the best boutiques. The firm was established in the late 1990s by lawyers from premier Wall Street firms with a common vision: provide the highest level of service and strategic acumen in antitrust, intellectual property and high-stakes litigation. Axinn’s lawyers have served as lead or co-lead counsel on nearly half a trillion dollars in transactions and, in the last 10 years alone, have handled more than 250 litigations.
Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology & innovation, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago in San Francisco, Orrick today has offices in 25+ markets worldwide. Financial Times has selected Orrick as the Most Innovative Law Firm in North America from 2016-2018 and named us runner-up in 2019. The American Lawyer gave the firm its first Legal Innovation Award and in 2019 recognized us for “Best Use of Technology.” Fortune named the firm to the 2019 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For (and the #1 law firm) for the fourth year in a row.
About Moses & Singer LLP
Since 1919, Moses & Singer LLP has represented diverse businesses and successful individuals and their families. Among the firm's broad array of U.S. and international clients are industry leaders in banking and finance, entertainment, media, real estate, healthcare, and advertising and communication. The firm's attorneys advise clients on complex transactions that involve financing, securities, mergers and acquisitions, insolvency, intellectual property and digital media, fiduciary and tax issues. They are advocates in commercial, real estate and intellectual property litigation, white-collar criminal cases, family disputes and business reorganizations and bankruptcies. The firm’s single office in the Chrysler Building in New York City fosters an environment of collaboration and teamwork, providing our clients enhanced personal service and value.
About Hickman Palermo Becker Bingham LLP
Hickman Palermo Becker Bingham, LLP has been a premier provider of high-quality intellectual property legal services in Silicon Valley for over 20 years. The firm is principally active in patent preparation and prosecution on an international basis, patent trials such as PTAB inter partes reviews, portfolio development and management, trademark registration, copyright registration, licensing, and pre-litigation risk analysis and counseling. The firm is highly focused on computer-related technologies, with most attorneys having advanced degrees or significant industry experience in computer science or electrical engineering. Technical fields are diverse and range from databases, network protocols, virtual computing platforms, media management and security to smart agriculture, robotics, and semiconductor manufacturing. The firm represents clients ranging from pre-Series A startups to Fortune 500 sector leaders, sited in California and New York as well as London, Paris, Prague, Sydney, Wuxi, Tokyo, and Singapore. The firm pursues a small-team approach with two to six lawyers staffed per account, has numerous advocates highly skilled in examiner interviews, and is expert in preparing multilateral patent specifications that fit the requirements of the USPTO, EPO, JPO, and others.